NEW IBERIA, La. (KPEL News) - A three-year-old gunshot victim is in stable condition, New Iberia police say, after being discovered following reports of a shooting near School and Lee Streets.

Early Saturday morning, the New Iberia Police Department received reports of a shooting near the intersection of the streets. When they responded to the calls, they discovered the three-year-old girl, who had a gunshot wound to the head.

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She was airlifted to a hospital and is currently listed in stable condition.


A suspect in the shooting was seen traveling in a black vehicle, though there are few other details.

Police are asking that if anyone has any information regarding this shooting to contact the New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306 or contact Iberia Crime Stoppers by using the mobile P3 app or by calling the tip line at 336-364-TIPS (8477).

The investigation is ongoing at this time, police have confirmed.

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