Jun 21, 2014 8:18 PM by Cecilia Stevenson
Today, deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Department responded to a medical emergency in the 1000 block of Spencer Loop. When they arrived on the scene, witnesses say the victim a 49 year old male, was involved in an altercation with another male who fled the scene prior to deputies' arrival.
The victim, who was lying down on the ground when officers arrived, was transported to a local hospital. He is listed in serious condition.
Investigators with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Department discovered the victim was struck by Craig Louviere, 23 of New Iberia. Louviere was charged with Second Degree Battery.
The cause of the altercation is under investigation.