The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide after a shooting on Julia Street last night.

Iberia Parish Sheriff's Major Wendell Raborn says deputies were called out to the area of Julia and Washington Streets.

Officers found a man who had been shot behind a home in the 300 block of Julia Street.

People in the area told deputies that they saw two black males running away from the scene after the shots were heard.

Major Wendell Raborn says the person's identity will be released after they have notified next of kin.

Anyone with information is asked to call Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS/8477.

The shooting happened around 10 o'clock last night.