Suspect arrested for Opelousas shooting in May

St. Landry Parish

Donvonta Mallett

OPELOUSAS, La (KLFY) — The suspect of a shooting that happened on May 12 in Opelousas has been arrested, according to a press release from the Opelousas Police Department.

Donvonta Mallett faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, aggravated battery, illegal possession of a firearm by a felon, and illegal possession of a firearm in a firearm-free zone.

Mallett was arrested today at a residence in the 1100 blk of Ballard Ln. after briefly barricading himself inside an apartment of a female acquaintance. Mallett will be booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail.

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