UPDATE: Opelousas woman faces 8 counts of attempted first-degree murder in drive-by shooting investigation

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ST. LANDRY PARISH, La. (KLFY)- UPDATE: A 21-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with two separate shooting investigations in Opelousas’ city limits.

According to the Opelousas Police Department, the first shooting occurred in the 600 block of Pulford Street. Multiple rounds were shot from a vehicle into a home while several men, women and children were inside.

In this case, Allie Roy was booked Monday on eight counts of attempted first-degree murder, seven counts of assault by drive-by shooting and armed robbery.

Detectives have now connected Roy as an alleged accomplice to a Feb. 23 shooting where a man was shot in the back during an armed robbery on Patsy Street. Police are still searching for a third suspect, Markentae Williams, of Mamou, in this investigation.

Opelousas Police Department urge anyone with any information related to these shootings or the whereabouts of Williams to contact the Opelousas Police Department at (337) 948-2500, crimetips@opelousaspd.com or through Crime Stoppers (337) 948-TIPS, www.stlandrycrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tips can remain anonymous.

UPDATE: A man was seriously wounded after being shot in the back during an armed robbery on Feb. 23 in the 800 block of Patsy Street in Opelousas, authorities said.

As of Friday, the victim was in stable condition, but suffering from lower-body paralysis, police said.

Deandra Weston (Opelousas Police Department)

According to the Opelousas Police Department, Deandra Weston and Markentae Williams, both of Mamou, were identified as suspects.

Early Friday morning, OPD investigators, with the help of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s office and their S.W.A.T. Team, arrested Weston on one count of attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery.

Investigators are still looking for Williams for his alleged involvement in the crime. 

The Opelousas Police Department urges anyone with any information related to this shooting or the whereabouts of Williams to contact the Opelousas Police Department at (337) 948-2500, crimetips@opelousaspd.com or through Crime Stoppers (337) 948-TIPS, www.stlandrycrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 mobile App. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

 

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