New Iberia – On December 23, 2018, the New Iberia Police Department requested Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations investigate an officer involved shooting.
The preliminary investigation revealed that shortly after 2:00 am, an officer with the New Iberia Police Department attempted to arrest a subject near the 100 block of Main St. While attempting to effect the arrest, the officer became involved in a struggle with several subjects. During the altercation, the officer discharged his service weapon, striking a subject.
The subject and officer were treated at the scene for injuries, then transported to a local hospital. Both have been released from the hospital, and at this time the subjects involved are in custody.
This is an active investigation, and no other updates are available at this time.