Iberia ParishLocal News

Shooting Leaves One Dead in New Iberia

On the afternoon of August 9, 2020, Officers with the New Iberia Police Department responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Mississippi Street.

Officers arrived on scene and located the victim, a 23-year-old male, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives responded to the scene and began their investigation.

Detectives were able to identify a suspect. Arrest warrants have been obtained for Tyron Deshean Chevalier, 21 years of age, on the charge of Second-Degree Murder.

Chevalier is considered Armed and Dangerous and anyone knowing his whereabouts are asked to contact Law Enforcement immediately or contact Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS or submit your tip at www.P3TIPS.com. Individuals with information may also contact the New Iberia Police Department at (337) 369-2306. All tips will remain anonymous.

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