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New Iberia Man Arrested in Grande Point Shooting Death

Mar 19, 2019 04:47PM ● By Staff Writer

Tyler James Hebert (27)* of New Iberia was located and arrested earlier today in Aurora Colorado for an active warrant for 1st Degree Murder. 

Hebert was arrested for the shooting death of Christian Roper (18) on March 13, 2019, in the parking lot of the Grand Pointe apartment complex on Kaliste Saloom Road in Lafayette.

The Lafayette Police Department Criminal Investigations Division with combined efforts with the United States Marshals Service Violent Offender Task Force Lafayette Office and the United States Marshals Service Colorado Violent Offender Task Force Office to locate and arrest Hebert.

Hebert is awaiting extradition from Colorado and will be booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center upon his arrival to Lafayette.

Original Story:

On March 13, 2019, at approximately 10:00 pm Lafayette Police responded to a local apartment complex in the 3600 block of Kaliste Saloom Rd. in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival officers located an 18-year-old white male victim in the parking lot suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

* All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.