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Friday Night Shooting in New Iberia, Suspect Wanted

On Friday, January 14, 2022, at approximately 10:54PM, Officers of the Uniformed Patrol Division responded to the 700 block of Mississippi Street in reference to a shooting where two female victims were injured. One female went to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and was later released from the hospital. Another female was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim is stable but in critical condition.

Investigators with the New Iberia Police Department have an Arrest Warrant for Leroy Lenwood Jr. on the following charges:

2 Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder
2 Counts of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
3 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
1 Counts of Illegal Use of Weapons or Dangerous Instrumentalities

If anyone know the whereabouts of this individual, please, contact the New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306.

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