UPDATE: Man arrested in connection to a New Iberia murder


UPDATE: New Iberia Police have arrested a man in connection to this murder.

Cleveland Ayro, 35, was booked into Iberia Parish Jail around Midnight last night on charges of: 2nd Degree Murder, Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Resisting an Officer.

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY)  A man is dead following a shooting in New Iberia Friday evening, police said.

According to Public Information Officer Sgt. Daesha Hughes, police responded to shots fired near the intersection of Verna and Emily Streets.

At the scene, she said, officers located a male victim with a single gunshot wound who was transported to a nearby hospital and later died.

Police have released a still image of the suspected gunman who they say is running from the scene.

If you can help police with his identity, please call 911 or New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306 or Iberia Crime Stoppers at 337-364-TIPS or www.P3tips.com.

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