Opelousas Police are investigating a shooting that happened on S. Railroad Avenue last night that left one woman seriously injured.

Police Chief Martin McLendon says the woman was shot multiple times while a passenger in the seat of a car around 10:30 pm on Monday night.

She was transported to a local hospital where she remains in serious condition.

The driver of the vehicle was in the car at the time of the shooting, however, they were not injured.

Police believe there were multiple rounds shot from another moving vehicle.

Opelousas Police are continuing to investigate and are asking anyone with information to call the police department as soon as possible at 337-948-2500.

Chief McClendon says all callers will remain anonymous.


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