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Victim of fatal Abbeville shooting identified

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Marlon Brown (PHOTO COURTESY OF FAMILY) Marlon Brown (PHOTO COURTESY OF FAMILY)

Police have identified the man killed in an overnight shooting in Abbeville.

The Abbeville Police Department responded to a complaint of shots fired in the area of Graceland Avenue and Hawthorne Street just after midnight on Wednesday. Officers discovered Marlon Brown, 37, of Abbeville, suffering from a gunshot wound, according to Lt. David Hardy. The officers and medics attempted CPR and transported Brown to a local hospital where he later died.  

Investigators say the suspect(s) were occupying a black Nissan Altima with tinted windows and the letters "B" and "E" in the license plate.  

Anyone having information about this crime is asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department at (337) 893-2511.

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