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One injured in Opelousas shooting

Posted at 5:24 AM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 07:18:12-04

OPELOUSAS, La — Opelousas police are investigating a shooting on Monday morning that left one person injured.

The shooting happened on Academy St near Blanchard St. at approximately 2:47 am on July 26.

According to Chief Martin McLendon, the victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Detectives are interviewing possible witnesses.

More information on this shooting will be released at a later time.