Overnight Shooting in New Iberia Leaves One Dead
New Iberia Police are reporting a fatal shooting that took place in the city late last night. According to reports the incident happened around 10 pm at a business in the 600 block of West St. Peter Street.
When police arrived on the scene they discovered a single female victim with a single gunshot wound lying on the floor. The Iberia Parish Coroner's office pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
While the police investigation is ongoing, KLFY TV is reporting that they are working the incident as a domestic-related shooting at this time. A police spokesperson told the television station that they did not have any information available for the media in regard to suspects.
The identity of the victim has not been released as of this report. We do anticipate more details to be released later today. New Iberia Police are asking that anyone with information concerning this crime contact N.I.P.D. or Iberia Crime Stoppers. If your information leads to an arrest you could be eligible for a reward.