UPDATE: Gunman opens fire inside Opelousas grocery store following argument

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OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) A gunman opened fire inside a grocery store Tuesday in Opelousas wounding two people.

According to police, it happened just after 6 p.m. at the Cash Saver food store on Heather Drive.

Public Information Officer Major Mark Guidry said both victims, one of which was an innocent bystander, were transported to a local hospital with injuries to the lower extremities.

Guidry said an initial investigation has revealed that the suspect and a male victim began arguing inside the store when the argument got violent and the gunman opened fire.

The suspect then fled the area on foot, Guidry said.

Guidry said store surveillance is being reviewed and more information will be released at a later date.

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