UPDATE: 3/1/23 9:30 P.M.: According to Police Spokesperson Sgt. Daesha Hughes, the unidentified victim died Wednesday.

He was in a car with four other people, including a juvenile, when he was discovered by police and transported to a local hospital.

A suspect, Jatavist Markal “Latay” Reedom, has been identified and is being sought, Hughes said.

Jatavist Markal “Latay” Reedom

Reedom is wanted for first degree murder, four counts attempted second degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Anyone knowing Reedom’s whereabouts should contact the New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306 or Iberia Crime Stoppers at 337-364-TIPS or the P3 App.

ORIGINAL: NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – A shooting in New Iberia leaves a man in critical condition.

According to New Iberia Police, officers responded to a crash at around 9:30 Tuesday night on Iberia St. and Ambassador West Lemelle St. On arrival, they found a male victim who was shot in the vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries. He is still in critical condition. 

More information will be provided as it becomes available.