Man shot in arm during block party in New Iberia

Monday, March 26, 2012 - 11:00am

NEW IBERIA, LA (FOX44) — A 19-year-old man was shot in the arm during a block party that happened over the weekend in New Iberia.

Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office were informed on Sunday, March 25 that a man had been shot in the arm and was being treated at a local hospital. When questioned by detectives the 19-year-old had little information to provide.

What they did learn was that the man was attending a block party that was happening on Anderson Street in New Iberia. At around 6:30 p.m. he heard someone in the crowd yell that someone had a gun. The victim said he ran but then realized he had been shot in the arm.

The victim was released from the hospital shortly after being treated.

If you have any information on the incident call the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 369-3711.