A man shot multiple times during an incident in the 300 block of Deare Street later died from his wounds.

Iberia Parish Sheriff's Major Wendell Raborn says the victim, a 27-year-old man, was lying in the roadway when deputies got to the scene.

The man had been shot in the chest.

Raborn says the man was taken to an area hospital, but he later died from the multiple gunshot wounds to his chest.

Investigators are asking anyone who might have information about the shooting to call  the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office or the Crime Stoppers line at 337-364-TIPS(8477).