New Iberia Parish investigating drive by shooting

Photo Credit: Karaski Melvin/KLFY
Photo Credit: Karaski Melvin/KLFY

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY)— Detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting which occurred on S. Hopkins St.

According to the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the 600 block of Hopkins St. at approximately 2:50 p.m.

Deputies said they located a 39-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his leg.

A news release states that the man was walking on the side of the road when he was shot by an occupant of a passing vehicle.

The victim was transported to a local hospital.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about this case to call the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 369-3711.

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