NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) — One person is dead and three are injured after a shooting in New Iberia Friday evening, according to New Iberia Police.
According to an NIPD spokesperson, the shooting happened at around 5:30 p.m. in the 900 block of S. Lewis St.
A male victim died at the scene of the shooting, and three others were taken to an area hospital and are in unknown conditions.
Witnesses told News 10 that they heard around a dozen gunshots and called the scene “chaos” as nearby civilians fled the parking lot. Witnesses also said they saw at least two cars exchanging gunfire in the parking lot. One of the cars fled the scene after.
After the shooting, there were reports on social media that a victim’s daughter was missing, but New Iberia Police confirmed that the little girl was found and is safe.
There are no suspects at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation, and we will continue to update this story as more details are available.