St. Landry

Opelousas teen threatens family with AK-47 assault style rifle

OPELOUSAS- A 17-year-old, was arrested for threatening to shoot family members with an AK-47 assault style rifle.

Opelousas Police say the teen had been involved in an argument with family members and threaten to shoot them.

He was arrested and booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail and charged with Aggravated assault with a firearm.

Police say, in this case the teen will be charged as an adult.