Man charged after weekend murder in Opelousas

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Opelousas Police have charged 43-year-old Darrell Davis with second-degree murder, llegal use of weapons and dangerous instrumentalities after a man was killed Sunday evening near St. Landry Catholic Church.  

Police were called to a report of shots fired just after 5 p.m. 

Jimmy Jones, 34 of Texas was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Davis has been booked and processed in the St. Landry Parish Jail, police said. 

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