Posted: Oct 13, 2012 9:41 PM
Authorities in Acadia Parish are investigating a shooting that took place around 5:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Iota.
According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon his office received a call from a female that reported a shooting in the 100 block of John Circle in Iota.
Upon arrival at the scene deputies found a 23 year old male subject dead from a fatal gunshot wound.
At this hour deputies are asking for the public assistance in locating a person of interest identified as Jarrett M. Andrews, age 23, of Rayne. He is believed to be driving a 2000 Daewoo tan in color bearing Louisiana license plate WLD835. Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to contact the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office at 788-8700.
The victim's identification is being withheld pending notification of family.
The investigation continues.