UPDATE, Nov. 7: The last two suspects wanted have are in custody. Daylan Wheeler was taken into custody over the weekend in a joint investigation between the Evangeline and Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s offices. He has been turned over to the Opelousas Police and booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail.
Desment Green turned himself in Monday morning.
UPDATE, Nov. 6: A vigil will be held for the 15-year-old victim on Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Opelousas Police Department.
UPDATE, Nov. 5: According to OPD, two of the four suspects have been arrested.
Both Daqualon Robinson, 16, and Christopher Coleman, 21, have turned themselves in, OPD said.
Police are still searching for Daylan Wheeler, 21, and Desment Green, 22.
UPDATE, Nov. 4: Opelousas Police have named four suspects in connection to this shooting. Police say surveillance video in the area of the shooting allowed their investigators identify the suspects.
Those wanted on First Degree Murder Charges are:
Daylan Wheeler Age: 21
Christopher Coleman Age: 21
Desment Green Age: 22
Daqualon Robinson Age: 16 (No picture available)
All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
UPDATE: 9:45 P.M.: Opelousas Police have just confirmed with News 10 that the 15-year-old shot on North Main Street Wednesday night, has died.
Eyewitnesses tell us the victim was shot in the head.
As of 10:15 p.m. police are still on scene combing the area and reviewing surveillance footage.
OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) — Opelousas Police are currently on the scene of a shooting involving a juvenile.
Police Chief Martin McLendon says officers are at the scene in the 800 block of North Main Street.
The victim, he said, is 15-years-old and has been transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.
KLFY has a crew enroute.