BREAKING NEWS Lafayette Police searching for armed robbery suspect near Doiron Drive Full Story
SEVERE WX : Dense Fog Advisory View Alerts

One Dead; Suspect Arrested in W Landry Street Shooting in Opelousas

The shooting took place at the Townhouse Motel at around 7:45 PM.

Posted: Oct 25, 2021 8:07 AM
Updated: Oct 26, 2021 8:06 AM

OPELOUSAS, La. - The Opelousas Police Department was on the scene of a shooting that happened in the 300 block of  W Landry Street.

The shooting took place at the Townhouse Motel at around 7:45 PM.

Upon arrival one victim had sustained a gunshot wound.

The victim succumbed to his injuries. A suspect , 43 year old Antoine Denton is in custody and faces charges of 2nd Degree Murder,
Felon in possession of a firearm, Possession of schedule 1 Drugs.

Lafayette
Partly Cloudy
77° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 79°
New Iberia
Partly Cloudy
79° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 80°
Ville Platte
Partly Cloudy
82° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 83°
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
75° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 75°
Crowley
Partly Cloudy
78° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 80°
St. Martinville
Partly Cloudy
79° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 80°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
82° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 83°
Turning Wet Next Week

Community Events