UPDATE, 10/25/23, 11:47 A.M.: Opelousas Police have confirmed that the victim was Andrew Wilson, 26. Evidence was found at the scene that suggests there was a single shooter. Police are still investigating.
ORIGINAL, 10/22/23, 9:43 P.M.: OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY)– A 26-year-old man has died in an Opelousas shooting Saturday night, according to the Opelousas Police Department.
Authorities said the homicide happened at approximately 9:30 p.m., when the victim was discovered with gunshot wounds in the 1100 block of Overton Street.
After the victim was brought to the hospital, he died from his injuries.
This is an ongoing investigation, and more information will be shared when made available.
OPD urges anyone with any information related to this shooting to contact the department at 337-948-2500.