The Opelousas Police Department responded to a shooting Friday around 7:45 p.m.
It happened in the 200 block of West Cherry Street.
A still unidentified man was shot in the pelvis and is listed in stable condition, police said.
56 year old Kevin Hayman of Carencro was booked on an attempted second degree murder charge.
Police say Hayman is being held at the St Landry Parish jail.