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Iberia Parish coroner identifies teenager killed in Friday morning shooting

Posted at 9:49 AM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-07 11:25:50-05

Officials have identified the teenager who died following a shooting early Friday morning.

The Iberia Parish Coroner’s office says 16-year-old Devon Sutton died Friday from a gunshot wound after a shooting on St. Jude Avenue.

A spokesman with New Iberia police says Jeyohn Mikelle Augustine allegedly shot Sutton through a window of a home on St. Jude Avenue between St. John and St. Mary streets.

Augustine was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on a charge of first-degree murder. His bond was set at $1 million.

Read more on Augustine’s arrest, here.