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Opelousas man indicted for homicide

Posted at 12:13 PM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 14:04:31-04

OPELOUSAS, La. - An Opelousas man has been indicted for a May homicide.

Kendol Payne, 28, was indicted on Tuesday for allegedly shooting Steven Andrus, 22, of Opelousas, on May 21, 2019.

Investigators determined that an alleged dispute may have occurred between Andrus and Payne on the morning of the shooting. The shooting happened on Philips Street near the Andrus' home.

A second degree murder conviction carries a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment without the benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.

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