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Abbeville Police investigating homicide on East Oak Street

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Posted at 9:23 AM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 23:55:29-04

UPDATE: Family members have identified the victim as 20-year-old Aaron Wallace.

Wallace's mother tells KATC that her son loved to joke around, but was always there for those who needed him.

"He was always there. He was a sweetheart."

Abbeville Police are still investigating.


The Abbeville Police Department says they are actively investigating a homicide.

Police say the fatal shooting happened on East Oak Street in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

No details of the investigation were available from police. The identity of the victim has also not been released.

Chief Spearman is asking for anyone with any information regarding this homicide to contact the Abbeville Police Department in any of the methods listed below.

"We encourage all of our citizens to stay vigilant and contact us if you need. In addition to dialing 911, you can contact us at 893-2511. You may contact our “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous."

Citizens may also send anonymous tips through the Tip411 system at the department’s Facebook page Department/, the official web page by clicking on the “Submit a Tip” link provided or through the official Abbeville Police Department app.

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