New Iberia man arrested in attempted shooting

Brian Dugas, 19, is accused of shooting at the victim. Photo Courtesy: Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office

NEW IBERIA, La. – A young man is now in jail after allegedly trying to shoot another person, according to the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The incident happened Tuesday in the 1000 block of Hopkins Street. Sheriff Louis Ackal said in a news release that Bryan Dugas, 19, allegedly fired at the victim and then ran away.

Deputies responded and arrested Dugas after a brief chase on foot. The victim was not injured.

Dugas was charged with aggravated assault and booked into the Iberia Parish Jail, according to Ackal.


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