The Eunice Police Department responded to a report of a shooting on South East Street in the early hours of Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that several shots were fired into a home as well as a vehicle that was parked outside.

Police said that all shots were fired from outside of the residence.

Several rifle casings from two different caliber weapons were discovered on the scene, police said.

No one in the residence was reportedly injured and the vehicle that was shot at left the premises prior to the officers' arrival. Authorities said they believe that a passenger in the car may have been wounded though.

The vehicle was later located unoccupied in an apartment complex parking lot on East Maple Avenue in Eunice. Officers said there was blood evidence inside the vehicle.

The identities and number of occupants in the vehicle at the time of the shooting are undetermined at this time. The vehicle was brought to the Eunice Police Department for further processing.

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The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and authorities are asking for the public's assistance. Anyone with information regarding this shooting is urged to contact the Eunice Police Department or St. Landry CrimeStoppers.

Acadiana Towns With Multiple Pronunciations

In south Louisiana, we sure have a way with words all our own. Add in the Cajun-French influence and you will hear all kinds of different pronunciations coming out of the mouths of folks from Acadiana. How towns are pronounced is no different as illustrated by this list here.


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