A man suspected in a fatal shooting Thursday night in New Iberia is believed to have fled the scene with his 2-month-old child in his car, according to the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office.

Deputies consider Akeam Daniels, 26, the suspect in the fatal shooting on Mississippi Street in New Iberia, armed and dangerous.

Daniels fled in a 1978 white two-door Cadillac with a black roof and the Louisiana license plate 698BJX, a Sheriff's Office spokesman said.

Witnesses told deputies Daniels and the victim, whose identity was not released Thursday night, were arguing when the shooting occurred around 6:15 p.m. in the 900 block of Mississippi Street.

Anyone with information on Daniels' whereabouts is asked to call Iberia Crime Stoppers at (337) 364-TIPS.

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