Two arrested after New Iberia was teen fatally shot


UPDATE: Police have made an arrest in the New Iberia overnight shooting that claimed the life of a teenager.

According to the New Iberia Police Department’s Facebook page —19 year-old Jeyohn Augustine was arrested on a charge first degree murder.
Police say the investigation tied Joshua Markell James to a shooting that occurred in December on Walton street.
The post says James was arrested on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder and attempted second degree murder.

UPDATE: Family and friends have identified the teen as Devon Sutton. They say his 16th birthday was this week.

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY)- A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in an early morning shooting on St. Jude Street in New Iberia, police said.

Officer received the call just before 2:40 a.m. this morning. The teen later died at a local hospital.

His identity has not yet been released. The investigation is still ongoing. 

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the New Iberia Police Department at (337) 369-2306.

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