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Victim identified in St. Mary Parish homicide

Posted at 8:43 AM, Apr 14, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-14 15:53:14-04

Detectives in Franklin are investigating a shooting that occurred early Friday morning.

At approximately 3:24 am, dispatch received a call of a victim with a gunshot wound that was brought to a medical facility. Patrol deputies and detectives were dispatched and an investigation began.

Through the investigation, detectives learned that the shooting occurred in the St. Joseph area and a female victim had been shot and transported to the medical facility. She subsequently died due to her wounds.

The victim is identified as Tatravia Rashannita Bryant, 28, of New Iberia.

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide and is ongoing. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

If you have any information on this shooting, call the SMPSO at 337-828-1960 or send a crime tip to You can remain anonymous.