OPELOUSAS, La (KLFY) — The Opelousas Police Department has arrested a man after a gun incident injured a four-year-old on Thursday, according to Police Chief McLendon.
Jaqarious Guillory was charged with negligent injury and illegal carrying of a firearm. He was booked for these charges as well as several bench warrants out of city court.
Opelousas Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 200 block of Coleman St. on Thursday. Police said that Guillory had the gun with him in a bathroom when a four-year-old took it into a bedroom and fired it. The child has a gunshot wound to a finger.