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UPDATE: One booked in neighborhood fight that turned into a shooting

UPDATE: A New Iberia woman has been booked in connection with a shooting on Twenty Arpent Road.

Daeshia Meeks was arrested and booked with aggravated second-degree battery, a spokesman says.

Here’s our original story:

New Iberia Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Wednesday on Twenty Arpent Road.

Police were called with a report of shots fired in the 1300 block at about 2:45 a.m.

They found a woman who had been shot during a fight with another woman. The injured woman was treated and released from a local hospital.

Officers determined that the two women are neighbors, and took one of them into custody. She hasn’t been booked yet; detectives are still investigating the circumstances, a spokesman said.

NIPD Major Crime Unit has taken over the investigation.




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