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NIPD make arrests in two separate shootings

New Iberia Police
Posted at 6:07 PM, Jan 26, 2021

New Iberia Police have arrested two men in connection with separate shootings that occurred last year.

According to a police spokesperson, Denzel Scott was arrested and charged with first degree murder and two counts of attempted second degree murder in a September 5, 2020, homicide on South Landry Drive.

21-year-old Eric Walker of Houston was killed in that shooting, and two others were shot. The two injured were out on bail awaiting trial on other charges. Read more on that here.

Nathan Lively was arrested in connection with a separate shooting incident that took place on St. Jude Avenue on December 30, 2020. Police say Junius Roman III and Sevonia Washington were also arrested in connection with the shooting.

Two individuals were injured and were treated at an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

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