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Abbeville Police ID victim in Wednesday night's homicide

Police held press conference on Friday
Posted at 4:18 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 20:03:39-04
Abbeville PD Press Conference

The Abbeville Police Department has released the identity of the victim of the shooting last night in Abbeville.

Police say the victim is Jacoby Lee, 22, of Abbeville.

The investigation into this homicide is ongoing and detectives are actively following various leads.

All citizens are encouraged to contact the Abbeville Police Department with any tips by calling the Police Department at 893-2511, the Tips Line at 892-6777, or by submitting a tip on the department's Facebook page or its website.

Chief Spearman held a press conference on Friday to speak to the media and public about the recent homicides. He asked for the public's assistance in solving the crimes.

"We don't want this to be where these people are statistics...we know these people and we want these cases to be solved."