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Victim identified in New Iberia Shooting

Posted: 11:59 AM, Sep 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-21 13:04:24-04

The New Iberia Police Department says the Thursday night shooting on Ann St and Twenty Arpent Road is being investigated as a homicide.

Police say the incident occurred at around 5:44 on Thursday. The victim, identified as 22-year-old Jakil Sophas, was found with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where police say he died from his injuries.

The New Iberia Police Department is asking that anyone with information on this shooting contact the department at 337-369-2306 or 337-369-8477 or Iberia Crime Stoppers 337-364-8477.