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Opelousas Police investigating shooting; one person in serious condition

Posted at 10:32 AM, Dec 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 12:46:11-05

Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that left one person in serious condition early Sunday.

Police were called to the 300 Blk of S. Academy Street at about 5 a.m. Sunday. The found the victim in a public parking area, with multiple gunshot wounds. Police believe he was shot at least an hour before the call came in.

He was transported to a local hospital in serious condition, police say.

No suspect(s) or motive is known at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to call the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500.