UPDATE: Victim identified in New Iberia murder

Photo Credit: Karaski Melvin, KLFY

UPDATE: The Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in last night’s murder on Hopkins Street in New Iberia as 33-year-old Alonzoe Roberts-Neal, of New Iberia.

The exact cause of death is being withheld pending the results of an autopsy.

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight in the 500 block of S. Hopkins Street and Field Street.

Deputies responded to a call of gunshots being fired in the area at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Captain Wendell Raborn tells News 10 a second caller reported that a male appeared to have been injured.

Deputies located an adult black male laying on the ground with gunshot wounds.

The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to call the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 369-3711.


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