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Opelousas Police investigating overnight homicide on Beverly Road

Posted at 10:32 AM, Nov 04, 2020

The Opelousas Police Department says officers are actively investigating a homicide that occurred overnight in the 800 block of Beverly Road.

The Department says that at approximately 3:23 am on November 4, officers were call to a residence for reports of an unresponsive man.

The victim was found inside of a residence suffering from a single gunshot wound. Police say the wound was fatal.

Major Mark Guidry says that officers had responded to the same area earlier on Wednesday morning of a gunshot in the area. He says that officers were unable to locate anything at that time.

This investigation is active and ongoing and victim information will be released at a later time.

Opelousas Police ask that anyone with any information related to the investigation to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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