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Teen dies after shooting Friday morning in New Iberia

Posted at 9:07 AM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 10:07:47-05

The New Iberia Police Department says a teenager has died after a shooting Friday morning on St. Jude Street.

Police say they received a report of the shooting around 2:39 am. Upon arrival, police say that a 16-year-old was found suffering from a gunshot wound. The teen was taken to a local hospital for treatment but later died as a result of his injuries.

The victim was not identified by police.

Police say they are working on discovering leads in the case. An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306.