UPDATE: Dondra Anthony, the second suspect wanted in Thursday’s deadly shooting, has turned himself in, police said.
Another suspect, Kervin Anthony, was arrested earlier today. Police police he was the driver involved in Thursday’s murder of 22-year old Jakil Sophus on Ann Street and 20 Arpent Road.
After a search of the vehicle, Agents recovered approximately onw pound of suspected marijuana, a firearm, and over $5,000 in United States currency.
ORIGINAL STORY: NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – New Iberia police are investigating a murder.
As KLFY News 10 first reported on Thursday, police responded to a shooting in the area of Ann Street and Twenty Arpent Rd.
Police found the victim, 22-year old Jakil Sophus, with multiple gun shot wounds.
Authorities are still looking for a suspect and a motive in this case, the first homicide case being investigated since the New Iberia Police Department came back to the city at the beginning of July.
It’s the tenth homicide in the City of New Iberia this year.
He commends the New Iberia Police Department for the job they have been doing, but still says there’s a need for more resources for young people within the city.
NIPD Detectives are asking anyone with information on this murder to contact them at 337-369-2306 or at the tips hotline, 337-369-8477.