Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a home invasion in the 1000 block of Anderson Street in New Iberia last night.

Witnesses say the suspect broke down the door of the home at around 11:48 p.m. last night.

The suspect, armed with handgun, hit one elderly woman, then pointed the gun at another woman in the home and pulled the trigger.

Thankfully, the weapon malfunctioned.

The suspect then took off running from the home.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Iberia Parish Detectives at 337-369-3711.