One person dead following St. Landry Parish shooting

Posted at 9:36 PM, Feb 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-06 22:37:00-05

OPELOUSAS, L.a. — St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that deputies report happened at the KC Hall off of Highway 104 early Sunday morning around 1:30.

The investigation thus far revealed that a group of people were at the hall and two vehicles were shot along with the male victim — identified as 19-year-old Damien Joseph Lastrapes, Jr. of Opelousas.

Anyone with information on this or any other case is urged to call St. Landry Crime Stoppers at 948-TIPS or submit an online tip at All calls are anonymous and you could earn up to a $2,500 cash reward.

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