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Bunkie man dies after shooting at Opelousas concert

Posted at 11:06 AM, Jan 05, 2020

Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz has confirmed that his office responded to a shooting at the Yambilee Grounds in Opelousas around 1 a.m. Sunday during a concert.

The shooting resulted in the death of a 28-year-old Bunkie man. He was taken by private vehicle to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Detectives are currently working on the case and no further information is being given at this time.

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