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Two arrested, warrants issued for five more in Mississippi Street shooting

Posted at 10:40 AM, Feb 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-26 11:49:05-05

The New Iberia Police Department has identified the two suspects arrested in connection with a Saturday night shooting on Mississippi Street.

Tresean Jones Jr
Tresean Jones Jr
Courtesy IPSO

Police say 20-year-old Tresean Jones, Jr. and a 15-year-old juvenile were arrested on Saturday night following an investigation into the shooting.

During the investigation, police say they interviewed multiple witnesses and obtained a search warrant for an apartment on Mississippi Street. At the apartment, police say they recovered several firearms.

One person was injured as a result of the shooting. Police said the victim was expected to be okay.

Jones and the 15-year-old were arrested and booked on charges of Attempted Second-Degree Murder and Illegal Use of Weapons. Other charges for Jones include Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Jones was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail. The 15-year-old was booked into the Lafayette Juvenile Detention Center.

Arrest warrants are being issued for five other suspects, according to the department.

Read our original story on the incident below.

New Iberia police responding to another shooting on Mississippi Street