1 dead in overnight shooting in New Iberia, Sheriff’s Office investigating


UPDATE: Sheriff’s deputies have identified the victim as 27-year-old Kahidrick Mitchell of New Iberia.

ORIGINAL: NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – Iberia Parish deputies are investigating a shooting that left one person dead overnight Monday in New Iberia.

Deputies responded to the scene at 11:44 p.m. in the 900 block of Mississippi Street and on arrival found a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex with multiple bullet holes.

On further investigation, a black male was found inside the vehicle with several gunshot wounds and pronounced dead at the scene by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office.

Major Wendell Raborn says the victims identity and cause of death will be released by the Coroner’s Office once next-of-kin have been notified.

Anyone with information on this shooting can call Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS.

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