Man Arrested In Opelousas Shooting
23-year-old Demarcus Jones is in police custody after allegedly leading officers on a foot chase in Opelousas.
Our news partners at KATC report Demarcus Jones threatened someone with a gun on Kim Drive before the foot chase began. Officers say Jones allegedly fired an officer who returned a shot.
Jones was eventually captured - found hiding under a house- treated for his injuries and taken into custody.
The officer was not injured and will be placed on administrative leave with pay while Louisiana State Police investigate.