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Sheriff: Three vehicles shot at; 1 driver crashes into ditch

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Posted at 10:42 AM, Mar 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 11:54:17-04

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in the Opelousas area at the intersection of Hwy 182 & Hwy 178 (Kappy's Corner).

Dispatch received a call Thursday at 2:30 am from nearby neighbors stating that there were people in an abandoned parking lot making noise, according to Sheriff Bobby Guidroz. The caller also believed he heard fireworks coming from the area.

Another call was received stating a woman was driving in the area and her vehicle was struck by a bullet and caused her to crash into a ditch.

Detectives confirmed that a total of three vehicles were shot but no one was injured.

Approximately 39 rounds are believed to have be shot at the scene.