Opelousas man accused of attempted 2nd degree murder in early morning shooting

Photo Credit: Opelousas Police Department

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – Police have arrested an Opelousas man who is accused of shooting another man in the leg early this morning.

Officers responded to the shooting around 3:30 a.m. in the 800 block of St. Cyr Street.

Public information officer Corey Leger said Derrick Ray Thomas, 26, was arrested in connection with the shooting on three counts of attempted second-degree murder.

Police believe the shooting stemmed from a dice game.



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