Victim identified in New Iberia shooting; 14-year-old arrested, another teen sought

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – The Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in last night’s shooting as Darel Roy III, 18, of New Iberia.

Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office have arrested a 14-year-old in connection with the shooting. Another 14-year-old is wanted in connection with the shooting.

Major Wendell Raborn said the juvenile who was arrested has been charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.

The shooting happened Wednesday night just after 10 p.m. near the intersection of Julia Street and Washington Street.

Responding deputies found an 18-year-old black male with multiple gunshot wounds behind a home in the 300 block of Julia Street, according to Raborn said.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

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