UPDATE 5/13/23: Opelousas Police arrested two people in connection to the shooting in the area of Leo & Larry St.
Markale Berry, 19, and Kalvontre Mansfield, 21, both of Opelousas have been arrested after police were able to obtain video of a vehicle involved in the shooting.
The vehicle was later observed in the area of E. Grolee St. & Cane St.
Berry was charged with illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities and two counts of attempted second degree murder.
Mansfield was charged with possession with intent to distribute a schedule I controlled dangerous substance (Marijuana).
Berry and Mansfield were booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail.
Investigators also believe that they were able to seize the firearm that was used in the shooting. All evidence will be sent to the crime lab for complete analysis
OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night.
According to Opelousas Police, officers responded to a shooting in the area of Leo & Larry St. just before 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. No one was injured in the incident, however, officers did recover evidence at the scene indicating several shots had been fired from a handgun.
Witnesses were interviewed at the scene and the investigation is continuing. No motive or suspect information is available at this time.
If anyone has any information related to this shooting, please contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, firstname.lastname@example.org or St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers at 337-948-TIPS, **TIPS on a mobile phone or the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters will remain anonymous and can receive a $2,500 cash reward.