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Update:  A suspect has been arrested in reference to the Berdie St. Shooting that occurred on August 16, 2023. 20 year old Ronnie Jean Jr. aka. “B-Bub” was taken into custody by law enforcement in Jefferson County Texas. After extradition proceedings Jean will be transferred back to Opelousas and booked into the St. Landry Parish jail on the following charges:

  1. 4 Count(s) Attempted First Degree Murder
  2. 4 Count(s) Assault by Drive-By Shooting
  3. Illegal Use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentalities
  4. Illegal Carrying of Weapons

Opelousas Police ask anyone with any information related to these shootings to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous. Tipsters can receive up to a $2500.00 cash reward.