NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – A suspect has been arrested after a shooting on Walton St. in New Iberia.

Around 6:30 a.m., on April 23, the New Iberia Police Department began investigating a shooting that occurred in the 700 block of Walton Street.

Taekwon Williams, 26, was arrested by NIPD and charged with attempted second degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, criminal damage to property, and possession of schedule I CDS after the shooting.

The victim of the shooting was brought to a local hospital where he was stabilized and was transported to a Lafayette hospital where he remains in critical, but stable, condition, police said.

Detectives responded to the scene and began interviewing witnesses, collecting evidence, and reviewing video surveillance footage. During this time, Williams was identified as the suspect.

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.