Opelousas man killed in early morning Wednesday shooting

A man was killed early Wednesday after he was shot three times on Truman Street in Opelousas, officials said.

Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow said police were called at 1:19 a.m. to the 900 block of Truman Street to find Donnie Sam, 19, had been shot.

Sam was pronounced dead by the St. Landry Parish Coroner’s Office, Gallow said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Opelousas police at (337) 948-2500 or (337) 948- TIPS.