Last night just past 11:30, the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office was called out to the 700 block of Fulton Street after their was an attempted armed robbery and shooting.

Witnesses told deputies that the suspect pointed the gun at the victim, he demanded money, and then when the victim tried to push the gun away, the gun fired.

The man was shot in the shoulder, but he is recovering after being treated at an area hospital.

The suspect then ran away, and police are asking anyone with information to call the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-369-3711.