A 16-year-old suspect is behind bars after a shooting just before noon on Monday in the area of Cletus Drive and Lynn Circle in New Iberia.

New Iberia Police spokesman Captain John Babin says the victim was hospitalized and that the suspect was linked to the shooting by physical evidence.

If you have any information on this shooting, please call the New Iberia Police Department at (337) 369-2306 or the tips line at (337) 369-8477 (TIPS).