St. Landry

Mar 13, 2013 6:03 PM by KATC

OPD Seeking public's assistance locating a shooting suspect

Opelousas Police Department arrested three individuals and has a warrant for a fourth regarding the shooting near JS Clark Leadership Academy in Opelousas.

Students at J.S. Clark Leadership Academy in Opelousas were sent home early Tuesday after an odd set of circumstances.

It all started when a car hit a fire hydrant, which left the school with limited water pressure.

The dean of students was checking out the damage to the fire hydrant, when feet away a group of people started shooting at each other.

The school was placed in lock down before dismissing early.

Jonavan Freeman Lastrapes 22 of 906 E. Laurent St Opel. La charged with
1) Agg Assault with a Firearm
2) Firearm-Free Zone

Barry Rigsby 27 of 409 Raymond St Opel. La
1) Felon in Possession of a Firearm
2) Illegal Use of Weapon or dangerous. Instrumentality

Paul Lastrapes 31 of 906 Truman st Opel. La
1) Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm

OPD has an outstanding warrant for Tyrone Roberts 23 of 1015 Benjamin Street Opel La
1) Agg. Assault with a Firearm
2) Firearm Free Zone
3) Illegal Use of Weapons or dangerous Instrumentality

Investigators have located and seized two (2) handguns used in this shooting: 45 Cal Semi-Auto Handgun and a .38 Cal S/W Revolver.

According to police, the motive seems to be an ongoing dispute between Freeman and Roberts.

If you have any information regarding Roberts your asked to call 948-2500 or 948-8477 (St Landry Crimestoppers


WANTED - Tyrone Roberts

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    Jonavan Freeman Lastrapes, 22
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    Barry Rigsby 27
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    Paul Lastrapes 31
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