Opelousas woman shot Sunday afternoon during argument with neighbor, police say

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OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) A woman was shot in the buttocks during an argument with a neighbor Sunday afternoon, Opelousas police said.

According to Chief Martin McClendon, the shooting happened around 3:45 p.m. on Garland Avenue.

McClendon said the shooting resulted from an argument the woman was having with the male suspect about a stolen firearm.

The suspect fled the area following the shooting.

The victim is in stable condition at a local hospital, McClendon said.

Her injuries appear to be non-life threatening, he said.

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