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Person detained in Breaux Bridge Walmart shooting released

More are being questioned but still no arrests
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Posted at 10:25 AM, Feb 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-04 11:25:08-05

The person detained Monday night in a shooting a the Walmart in Breaux Bridge has been released.

Police Chief Rollie Cantu says that an investigation is still ongoing and they are now questioning more witnesses.

There was no update on the victim's status as of Tuesday morning. That person, believed to be a woman, was taken to a local hospital and required emergency surgery, according to the chief.

The shooting happened around 8:00 pm on Monday February 3, 2020 in the parking lot of the Walmart on Rees Street. No motive for the shooting has been determined.