OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – Two shootings happened minutes apart Monday night in Opelousas, leaving one person with minor injuries.
According to Opelousas Police Chief Martin McLendon, officers were on the scene of two separate calls of shots fired. One in the 1300 block of Parkview Drive and one in the 1300 block of Gloston.
In both instances, shots were fired into houses and vehicles were also struck.
The shooting in the Parkview Dr. area, one person sustained gunshot wounds and drove himself to the hospital. No other injuries were reported.
Both shootings happened minutes apart but it is not yet known if they are related. These shootings are still under investigation and more information will be provided as it becomes available.
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