NIPD investigating weekend shooting that left juvenile dead

Posted at 9:01 AM, Jan 09, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-09 14:06:14-05

NEW IBERIA, La. — Police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy dead.

New Iberia Police responded to the 600 block of Park Avenue in reference to an individual being shot Saturday around 8 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim with multiple gunshot wounds, according to a spokesperson for the New Iberia Police Department. The juvenile was transported to a local hospital.

On Sunday, January 8, 2023, the victim died from his injuries.

This incident is being investigated as a homicide.

If you have any information on this crime, contact the New Iberia Police Department at (337) 369-2306. If you would like to remain anonymous, contact Iberia Crime Stoppers at (337)364-TIPS, 8477 from a mobile device, or use the P3 app.