Iberia Parish: 9 year old witnessed two people being shot

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Two men were shot Friday night near the intersection of Parker Street and Old Jeanerette Road in Iberia Parish.

Authorities say one of the victims, a 31 year old male suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.  The second victim, a 37 year old male suffered a gunshot wound to the back of the head.  Both men were transported to a local hospital where they were treated for their injuries.

According to Sheriff Louis Ackal, the two males were accompanied in a vehicle by a 24 year old female and a 9 year old female prior to being shot. Neither female was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-369-3711.

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