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Woman shot at an Opelousas Walmart during a child custody exchange

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Posted at 6:00 PM, Nov 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-25 21:53:02-05

OPELOUSAS — Opelousas officers were on the scene of a shooting at an Opelousas Walmart on Thanksgiving Day.

They say a child exchange took place and an altercation ensued.

A shooting happened about 5:12 PM when the suspect, Jordan Sereal, 22, male, pulled a handgun and allegedly fired one shot at a woman and fled the scene.

The woman was transported to the hospital with single gunshot wound to the upper torso.

Police say Walmart was closed at the time and there was no danger to the community.

Police were looking for the suspect and another woman.

Opelousas Chief Mclendon told KATC that Lafayette police located the suspect and accomplice and are being transferred back to Opelousas.

KATC will update as more information becomes available.

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