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Officers with the Opelousas Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the 600 Block of Sapphire Street.

Posted: Oct 6, 2021 12:36 PM

OPELOUSAS, La. - Officers with the Opelousas Police Department responded to a shots fired call in the 600 Block of Sapphire Street on October 5, 2021 at about 10:45 AM.

Upon arrival it was determined that a disturbance had occurred between at least two male subjects in the area that resulted in one of the subjects who was identified as 19 year old Treshawn L. Thomas firing several rounds in the direction of a person he was arguing with and at least two other bystanders.

Fortunately no one was struck by any of the gunfire. Officers are still investigating whether or not anyone returned fire toward Thomas. The investigation is ongoing and more arrest are possible. Treshawn Thomas was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on (3) counts of attempted 1st Degree Murder.

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