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.