Homicide in New Iberia Late Last Night – Victim Identified

The victim from the homicide at 900 Mississippi St. has been identified as 27-year-old Kahidrick Mitchell of New Iberia.


At 11:44 pm deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at 900 Mississippi Street.  Deputies located a vehicle in the apartment complex with multiple bullet holes.  Inside the vehicle deputies found a black male victim with several gunshot wounds.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by the investigator from the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office.  The Coroner’s Office will determine the cause of death and release the victim’s name once the next-of-kin have been notified.  This case is being investigated as a homicide.  Anyone with information can call Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS