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New Iberia Police searching for suspect in fatal September shooting

Posted at 10:30 PM, Oct 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-15 23:30:20-04

New Iberia Police say they are looking for a suspect wanted in a homicide investigation.

Police say they are looking for 22-year-old Jamail Anthony Ledet in connection with the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Jakil Sophas in September.

Jamail Anthony Ledet
Jamail Anthony Ledet / New Iberia Police

The shooting occurred on Ann Street and Twenty Arpent Road in New Iberia. Ledet has a warrant for first-degree murder.

Ledet, according to officials, is approximately 5’07” and weighs approx 160 pounds. Ledet has brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Ledet is urged to contact their local Law Enforcement Agency or New Iberia Police Department TIPS Line at (337) 369-TIPS (8447).

Ledet is considered armed and dangerous.