A New Iberia man is in custody after police investigated a shooting incident at the corner of Charles and Prairie streets Monday evening.
According to a New Iberia Police Department spokeswoman, Anthony Williams was arrested on one count of attempted second-degree murder.
Police were called to the intersection around 8:30 p.m. after receiving a report that someone had been shot.
According to neighbors, there were several shots fired. The victim was transported to a local hospital, but no word has been released on their condition.
Investigators established a perimeter around the crime scene until after midnight. Police also blocked parts of St. Peter during their search for Williams.