NewsLocal NewsIn Your ParishIberia Parish


UPDATE: One man wanted in New Iberia fatal shooting

Posted at 7:39 PM, Aug 09, 2020

UPDATE: New Iberia Police are searching for a suspect in the Sunday afternoon shooting that left a local man dead.

Police were called to the 900 block of Mississippi Street, where they found a 23-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, a spokeswoman said.

Detectives began investigating, and were able to identify Tyron Deshean Chevalier, 21, as the suspect. A warrant has been issued for his arrest for second-degree murder.

Chevalier is considered Armed and Dangerous and anyone knowing his whereabouts are asked to contact Law Enforcement immediately or contact Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS or submit your tip at

Individuals with information may also contact the New Iberia Police Department at (337) 369-2306. All tips will remain anonymous.