Oct 23, 2013 8:02 PM by Tonya LaCoste
An 18-year-old is in jail in connection with a shooting that happened in New Iberia on September 13. Mervin Alexis, 18, is charged with negligent injury.
Alexis is accused of firing a pellet gun in the direction of where a teacher was standing at St. Edward School. The teacher was in the parking lot when the pellet hit her foot. Investigators say Alexis was at a friends house in the 700 block of French St. when he fired the pellet gun.