Update – Suspect In New Iberia Shooting Is Boy’s Brother
Iberia Parish Sheriff's detectives have issued an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Akeam Daniels.
Daniels is wanted for charges of aggravated 2nd degree battery, illegal discharge of a weapon and simple criminal damage to property after an 8-year-old boy was shot last night.
Iberia Parish Sheriff's Captain Ryan Turner says Daniels allegedly shot the boy Monday night around 6:30. This happened in the 600 block of Robertson Street.
Since being shot, the little boy, who Captain Turner says is the brother of Daniels, has been transferred to a Baton Rouge hospital for treatment of his injuries.