Opelousas Police: Home with 8 occupants struck by gunfire, no one injured

Police searching for vehicle of interest
Posted at 5:48 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 18:53:01-04

Opelousas Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred just after 4 p.m. on Thursday in the 600 block of East St.

According to a spokesperson with the department, a home that was occupied by nine individuals, five adults and four children, was struck at least four times by gunfire.

There is a vehicle of interest that police need assistance in locating (see photo above).

No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact OPD at 337-948-2500,, or through Crime Stoppers at 337-948-TIPS.

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