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Opelousas man arrested for fatal shooting near St. Landry Church, victim named

Posted: 7:14 PM, Oct 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-30 20:24:47-04

Opelousas Police say they have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting near St. Landry Catholic Church.

Police have arrested 43-year-old Darrell Davis of Opelousas. He is charged with second-degree murder and illegal use of weapons and dangerous instrumentalities.

Darrell Davis

Killed in that shooting was 34-year-old Jimmy Jones of Texas. The shooting occurred on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Read more here

Davis has been booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail.

Parishioners at St. Landry Catholic Church say they are praying for peace. Read more here.