New Iberia teen arrested for allegedly shooting man in the legs

Lakeith Sam, 18, of New Iberia, is accused of shooting another man in the legs (Photo Courtesy: Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office).

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – Deputies have arrested a young man in New Iberia for allegedly shooting another man in the legs on Sunday afternoon.

Major Ryan Turner said in a news release that Lakeith S. Sam, 18, was arrested Wednesday for aggravated second-degree battery.

Responding deputies found the victim with gunshot wounds to his lower legs in the 700 block of Mixon Street.

Sam was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail.

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