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Eunice Police Department and St. Landry Crime Stoppers need your help in locating a suspect wanted for the shooting of a fourteen year old in the city of Eunice.     

On May 4, 2022 just after 10:00 PM the Eunice Police responded to a call of someone being shot in the 200 block of Acadia Street.

When officers arrived they located a 14 year-old victim sitting inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds.

An investigation revealed that the 14 year-old was confronted in the street and shot by the suspect.  Xavier Berrnard Watson, a 31-year-old black male is wanted the Eunice Police Department and also wanted in California.  Watson has a last known address of 300 Boudreaux Street in Eunice. His warrants include attempted 2nd degree murder, illegal use of weapons, and attempted aggravated cruelty to animals.   

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is urged to call 948-TIPS or tip us online at stlandrycrimestoppers.com.  All calls are anonymous and through our enhanced tip reward program, you will earn 2,500 cash reward. Dial **TIPS on your mobile phone or download our P3 app and tap the app on your mobile device to say it here and submit your anonymous tips. Be alert, be safe, and God Bless you.  On behalf of Crime Stoppers, I am Deputy Chief Eddie Thibodeaux.