UPDATE 5/2/23: Arrests have been made in connection to the drive-by shooting on Kim Dr. that happened April 23.
Opelousas Police said “Investigators aided by security cameras deployed in the area through a partnership with the Opelousas Housing Authority and the Opelousas Police Department quickly help identify a suspect vehicle in turn leading to the (3) total arrest made.”
Sierra Morris, 23, of Ville Platte was arrested along with a 16-year-old juvenile.
Morris was booked into St. Landry Parish Jail and charged with three counts of assault by drive by shooting, three counts of attempted 1st degree murder, and obstruction of justice.
The Juvenile was was transported to a juvenile holding facility pending juvenile court proceedings and charged with three counts of assault by drive by shooting and three counts of attempted 1st degree murder.
Investigators learned that the shooting resulted from a suspect and the victim exchanging messages via phone and social media. At least one additional arrest is expected in the investigation into the drive by shooting.
The victim in this case was treated and released after receiving treatment for his injuries.
OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that happened Sunday afternoon.
The Opelousas Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred just after 4 p.m. in the 600 Blk of Kim Dr.
Police said one adult male victim was brought to a local hospital in stable condition after having two gunshot wounds.
Shots were fired from a vehicle driving through the area, according to police.
The investigation is active and more details will be released as they become available.