S. Corinne Street shooting

Dominic Lamar George

The New Iberia Police Department has named a suspect in Sunday morning's shooting at the corner of S. Corinne and Lombard streets that left one man dead and another wounded.

According to a NIPD spokesman, an arrest warrant has been issued for Dominic Lamar George, 33, on charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon, and illegal carrying of a weapon stemming from Sunday morning's shooting incident. He is also wanted on unrelated charges of home invasion and theft over $750.

NIPD dispatchers received a report of shots being fired at the corner of S. Corinne and Lombard streets around 1:15 a.m. Sunday.

Officers arriving at the location found one victim lying in the street. The Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office pronounced that victim dead at the scene.

A second shooting victim was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information on George's whereabouts can call the New Iberia Police Department at 369-2306 or Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS.

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