Iberia Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Shooting
Iberia Parish Sheriff's deput6ies are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at McDonald's on Center Street.
Sheriff's spokesman Major Wendell Raborn said 20-year-old Levonne Johnson, of Jeanerette, was shot multiple times. Despite efforts of responding deputies to administer CPR, Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.
Around 7 p.m., deputies were working a call at a convenience store at the intersection of Admiral Doyle and Center Street when they heard gunshots coming from the parking lot of McDonald's across the street.
Deputies witnessed several subjects fleeing the scene on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, deputies apprehended an unidentified black male suspect. Investigators are questioning that suspect and others who were at the scene.
Anyone who may have any information can call the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 369-3711 or Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS.
This incident marks the third shooting within New Iberia since Saturday. All three shooting investigations remain open.