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Person injured following shooting near MLK and Schlessinger in Abbeville

Posted at 10:08 PM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 23:16:50-04

Abbeville Police say one person is in stable condition after a shooting in the city.

On Friday, September 28, 2018, at around 5:44 p.m. officers responded to the area of MLK and Schlessinger on a shots-fired call.

Upon arrival, police say they obtained information of a vehicle that was involved in that incident and a male suspect was seen running from the area on foot after the shots were fired.

Officers then received further information there was a person who had been shot. That person was located on the 700 block of N Gertrude and transported to Abbeville General Hospital with a single gunshot wound to the right hip/groin area.

That person is currently in stable condition. Injuries were non-life threatening, according to a release.

Officials say that after some investigation, leads have been developed and an arrest is imminent.

Map of the area is below: