UPDATE, 2/25: After processing the scene, interviewing witnesses, and reviewing video footage, the New Iberia Police Department (NIPD) has obtained an arrest warrant for Jacoby Colbert, 31, for attempted second-degree murder, carrying a firearm by a convicted felon, and illegal use of weapons, according to NIPD.
Colbert is described as 6’2 and around 145 pounds.
NIPD also said that Colbert is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.
Anyone with information is asked to contact law enforcement immediately.
NIPD also said that the female victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds was transported to a New Orleans hospital due to the extent of her injuries.
She is listed in stable but critical condition, NIPD said.
Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
ORIGINAL, 2/24: NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – Law enforcement is investigating a shooting with one person injured.
According to New Iberia Police, authorities are investigating a shooting on Mississippi St. in New Iberia involving a female victim. Police are not sure about the extent of the injuries.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.