Opelousas Police investigating shooting, one injured

St. Landry Parish

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) — One person is facing life-threatening injuries after shots were fired on Academy St. in Opelousas in the early morning hours today.

Opelousas Police Chief Martin McLendon said officers responded to shots fired at around 2:47 a.m. this morning, finding one person with a gunshot wound. While the wound was serious, McLendon said the victim is expected to recover.

McLendon said possible witnesses are being interviewed, though no further information is being released at this time.

This is a developing story. Updates will be posted here as they become available.

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