UPDATE: Loreauville shooter identified

Iberia Parish

LOREAUVILLE, La. (KLFY) — UPDATE, 5 p.m.: Anthony Terrell Mallery has been identified as the suspect of Tuesday morning’s shooting in Loreauville that left one person seriously injured.

Mallery was arrested by the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office and booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on the following charges:

  • 2 Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder
  • Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
  • Flight from an Officer
  • Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
  • Driving without a License
  • Possession of firearm by Convicted Felon
  • Theft of a Firearm
  • Resisting an Officer LA RS 15:574.2           
  • Parole Violation

The victim who was shot was transported to Ochsner Lafayette General, then airlifted to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. He is listed as being in serious but stable condition. Neither of the victims’ identities have been released.

UPDATE, 12 p.m.: The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a shooting that happened in the 100 block of Boutte Rd. in Loreauville where one person was injured.

IPSO responded to the shooting at around 7:43 Tuesday morning. When they arrived, they found one male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

According to Captain Mike Hollier, the suspect shot the victim, then stole a truck that belonged to a second victim, who was uninjured.

Law enforcement found the suspect driving the truck toward New Iberia, who jumped out of the truck and ran into a field.

The suspect was armed, but he surrendered and was arrested after about 35 minutes.

Hollier said the three people involved all knew each other.

Nearby schools and businesses were placed on temporary lockdown while authorities searched for the suspect.

ORIGINAL, 9 a.m.: Iberia Parish Sheriff’s deputies tell News 10 that they are investigating a shooting on Boutte Rd. this morning.

Deputies say one person was injured, though the condition of the victim isn’t known at this time. A suspect is in custody, though officials have not released any further information, such as their identity or their motive.

This is a developing story. More details will be posted here as they become available.

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