Victim shot in the back in attempted robbery - KLFY News 10

Victim shot in the back in attempted robbery

Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal reports on Monday, June 9 at approximately 3:50 AM patrol deputies responded to the intersection of Lombard and Corinne Streets in New Iberia concerning the report of a shooting.  According to the 37 year old male victim, he along with another individual was approached by the suspect who produced a hand gun and demanded money.  The two individuals ran from the suspect at which time the suspect fired one shot which struck the victim in the back.  The victim was transported to a local hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. 

The suspect is described as a black male with short dread locks and wearing camouflage pants.  Detectives with the Bureau of Investigation are continuing their investigation.  Anyone with information concerning this incident is urged to contact Detectives at 337-369-3711.

For additional information as it becomes available, contact Lieutenant Richard Fleming, Public Information Officer at 337-321-4524 or 337-201-6786. 

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