On May 13, 2022, at 11:31 a.m., the New Iberia Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of West Saint Peter Street and Corinne Street.
After receiving multiple calls reporting the shots fired, responding officers determined the incident occurred at a local car dealership located in the 500 block of West Saint Peter.
During the investigation, officers learned that a customer and the business owner were involved in a verbal altercation. During the altercation, the business owner reportedly produced a firearm and shot at the customer. The customer’s 2-year-old child and another individual were present when the incident occurred.
At the conclusion of the investigation, Justin Ross Nathan, 27-years-old, was arrested and booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on the charges of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm (3 counts), Illegal Discharge of a Weapon, and Obstruction of Justice.