2 people shot, police search for suspect in Opelousas shooting - KLFY News 10

2 people shot, police search for suspect in Opelousas shooting

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Opelousas police are investigating a shooting at the intersection of Blanchard and Academy St.

Police say it happened Saturday and two victims suffered single gunshot wounds. The two victims, 30-year-old Demon Thibodeaux of Opelousas and 34-year-old Lakesha Randle of Opelousas were transported to a hospital.

Officers say Thibodeaux was the intended target and Randle was struck by a stray bullet, fired from the gun of 22-year-old Kendol Payne. Payne is now wanted for attempted first degree murder as well as attempted second degree murder.

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