New Iberia man, 55, recovering after being stabbed; suspect in custody

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A 55-year-old man is recovering after being stabbed in the right leg on Shot Street Saturday afternoon.

Major Ryan Turner with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office says the victim was transported to a Lafayette hospital in stable condition.

A suspect has been apprehended and identified as 56 year old Ronald Foster of New Iberia.

Foster is currently behind bars on two charges including a warrant for failure to appear and aggravated battery. His bond is set at $50,500.

What led to the stabbing is unclear, according to Turner. The investigation is ongoing.


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