A second man has been arrested for homicide in a shooting death that happened in December 2020 in Opelousas.

Opelousas Police Major Mark Guidry says that they have arrested 19-year-old Omarion Beavers in connection with the December 19, 2020 shooting of Darrell Wheeler Jr.

Omarion Beavers
Photo courtesy of Opelousas PD

Beavers was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on a charge of second-degree murder.

Already arrested in connection with this case was 25-year-old Eddie Stagg, also from Opelousas.

Major Guidry says as they continued to investigate the shooting. They believe he was a principal to the crime. He was taken into custody four days ago.

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