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Woman Booked on Four Counts of Principal to Attempted First Degree Murder in Leger Drive Shooting

Detectives with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office were notified of a shooting during the evening hours of October 18, 2021 in the 100 block of Leger Drive in the Opelousas area.

Posted: Oct 28, 2021 2:11 PM

OPELOUSAS, La. - Detectives with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office were notified of a shooting during the evening hours of October 18, 2021 in the 100 block of Leger Drive in the Opelousas area.

Upon further investigation, it was determined that the victim and her three (3) juvenile children arrived at their home. While they were exiting the vehicle, a blue Nissan Altima was traveling on Leger Drive. The victim observed the vehicle as it turned around and passed again in front of the victim’s home.

The victim recognized the driver and identified her as Kadedria La Quintay Fields. The passenger of the vehicle, who was riding with the window down, was identified as Kadedria Fields’ boyfriend and was only known to the victim as “Bossman Pop”.

“Bossman Pop”, later identified as Tyrence Jarelle Williams, shot approximately five – six (5 – 6) gunshots towards the victim and her juvenile children. The victim and her juvenile children were forced to the ground and hid behind a horse trailer to avoid the gunfire. A bullet hole was located on the left rear quarter panel of the victim’s vehicle and her rear windshield was shattered.

On October 26, 2021, Kadedria La Quintay Fields was transported to the St. Landry Parish Jail and was booked for four (4) counts of principal to attempted first degree murder, principal to illegal carrying and discharge of weapons and principal to aggravated criminal damage to property.

A warrant has been issued and served upon Tyrence Jarelle Williams, who is now incarcerated at the Rapides Parish Detention Center and awaiting extradition to the St. Landry Parish Jail. Upon arrival, he will be charged with four (4) counts of attempted first degree murder, illegal carrying and discharge of weapons and aggravated criminal damage to property.

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