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Opelousas Police are currently investigating an early morning shooting that occurred just before 12:00 AM on Friday morning, June 3..  Opelousas Police were called to the area of  Lastrapes St. & Rice Ln.  Officers arrived on scene and located one 16 year old victim suffering from a gunshot injury to her leg area. She was transported to a local hospital and was considered to be in serious condition. Initial investigations indicated that the victim may have been in a vehicle when she was shot. Investigators are currently interviewing persons who may have information related to the shooting.  The investigation is ongoing and no other information is available at this time.

Opelousas Police ask anyone with any information related to this shooting to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, crimetips@opelousaspd.com or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, www.stlandrycrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous. Tipsters can receive up to a $1000.00 cash reward.

 Opelousas Police were called to the area of  Lastrapes St. & Rice Ln.  Officers arrived on scene and located one 16 year old victim suffering from a gunshot injury to her leg area. She was transported to a local hospital and was considered to be in serious condition. Initial investigations indicated that the victim may have been in a vehicle when she was shot. Investigators are currently interviewing persons who may have information related to the shooting.  The investigation is ongoing and no other information is available at this time.

Opelousas Police ask anyone with any information related to this shooting to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500crimetips@opelousaspd.com or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, www.stlandrycrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous. Tipsters can receive up to a $1000.00 cash reward.