UPDATE: 19-year-old victim of overnight Jeanerette shooting identified

Iberia Parish

JEANERETTE, La. (KLFY) — UPDATE, 1:27 p.m.: The 19-year-old who was killed in the overnight shooting has been identified by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office as Tommy Carson, Jr. of Franklin.

The 16-year-old suspect was arrested for second-degree murder.

ORIGINAL POST, 11:47 a.m.: A 16-year-old has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old in Jeanerette, according to Jeanerette Police.

According to Chief Dusty Vallot, Jeanerette Police responded at around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning to a shooting at the intersection of Church St. and Pellerin St.

The names of the victim and suspect have not been released.

We will update this story as more details become available.

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