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Three shot in Opelousas overnight

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Feb 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-23 11:50:49-05

Three people were shot overnight in Opelousas, police say.

None of the injuries were reported to be life-threatening.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Academy and Blanchard streets at about 3 a.m. inside an after-hours restaurant known as The Back.

All victims were being treated at a local hospital for their injuries. The investigation is active at this time, but no suspect or motive information is available. More details will be provided when they are available, police say.