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Opelousas Police Department Investigating Accidental Shooting

Posted: 3:17 PM, Jun 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-29 16:17:26-04

Opelousas Police responded to an accidental shooting in the early morning of Saturday, June 29 in the 1400 block of W. Grolee ST.

The initial call was for a medical emergency, but after investigating, officers learned that an adult male had accidentally shot himself while sitting in his vehicle.

The male suffered from a serious gunshot wound and was listed as stable, but his condition was still critical. There was no evidence of foul play reported.