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Victim in fatal Mississippi Street shooting identified

New Iberia Police
Posted at 3:52 PM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 16:52:06-04

The Iberia Parish Coroner's Office has released the identity of the 23-year-old shot and killed on Sunday in New Iberia.

Officials say that Quantravious Alexis of new iberia was identified as the victim in the shooting in the 900 block of Mississippi Street on Sunday August 9.

Police say they found Alexis suffering from gunshot wounds when they arrived on scene. He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, a spokeswoman said.

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

Tyron Deshean Chevalier.jpg

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 www.P3TIPS.com.

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

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