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Suspect wanted in New Iberia shooting, considered armed and dangerous

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Posted at 6:15 PM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-30 19:16:34-04

New Iberia Police has identified the suspect wanted in connection with a fatal shooting on Lynn Circle Wednesday, July 29.

Officers responded to the 900 block of Lynn Circle on Wednesday and found a male individual in the backyard of a residence suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene.

After an investigation into the shooting, detectives have obtained arrest warrants for Jarrell Joseph Colbert on charges of second degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and illegal use of weapons.

Colbert is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the New Iberia Police Department immediately at 337-369-2306 or call Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS.

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