Posted: Apr 23, 2013 6:47 AM
Sheriff Louis Ackal advises that on April 23, 2013 at approximately 2:47 a.m. that deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to Corrine Street and Field Street, New Iberia, in reference to a shooting. As deputies arrived they located a female who had been shot twice and was lying on the ground near the intersection of the two streets. The female was transported to a local hospital where she later died as a result of the gun shot wounds. The identity of the female (age 41) is being withheld until the next of kin can be notified. Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Bureau of Investigations are investigating the homicide at this time. More details involving the incident will be provided later as the investigation progresses. No arrests have been made thus far. However, Detectives are asking if anyone has information on the shooting to contact the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-369-3711.