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Victim identified in New Iberia fatal shooting

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Posted at 9:21 AM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-23 11:18:43-05

The Iberia Parish Coroner's Office has identified the man shot and killed on Saturday night in New Iberia.

Officials say 26-year-old Brandon Malveaux of New Iberia was killed in what police believed to be a botched robbery attempt.

23-year-old Tyler Bourque and 50-year-old Ronald Bourque were arrested Sunday and booked on charges of Attempted Robbery and First Degree murder in connection with the shooting.

The shooting happened around 10:00 pm on Dec. 21, in the 100 block of Cotton Street.

Police say that more arrests in the case are anticipated.

Read more: UPDATE: Two arrested in fatal New Iberia shooting