Drive By Shooting Investigation Underway in New Iberia

Detectives in New Iberia are investigating a drive by shooting which has left an 18-year-old male wounded.  The incident occurred at 7:23 pm on Lombard St. near S. Hopkins last night.  Witnesses advised a group of males were standing on the sidewalk talking when a white vehicle drove by and one occupant opened fire.  An 18-year-old male victim was struck once.  He was transported to a Lafayette hospital with a non-life threatening wound.

Anyone with information can call the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 369-3711 or Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS.