In the early morning hours of October 1, 2020, Officers with the New Iberia Police Department responded to the 800 block of Buckeye Street in reference to a report of shots fired in the area.
Preliminary investigation has revealed several individuals were gathered in the area for unknown reasons when an unknown suspect(s) fired upon the group. Several individuals were struck by gunfire; one of the individuals succumbed to injuries and is deceased. Crime scene technicians have collected items believed to be instrumental to the investigation of this case; however, this investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306.