UPDATE: 29-year-old Joshua P. Raved of New Iberia is being booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on 1 count of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder for the early morning shooting.


Iberia Parish Sheriff's detectives say they are questioning a person of interest in reference to a shooting that happened in the 100 block of Ambassador W. Lemelle this morning.

Deputies got the scene to find a 27-year-old man had been shot in the head and torso.

This man was laying in the roadway right by a house.

Detectives think the victim and someone else were having some type of argument before shots rang out at around 4 o'clcok this morning.

The victim was stablizied in New Iberia then transferred to a Lafayette hospital where he is said to he in serious condition.

Detectives are asking anyone who can add any information to this case, to call them at the Sheriff's Office or by calling Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS(8477).