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Police investigating Tuesday evening homicide in Abbeville

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Posted at 2:00 PM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 15:04:34-05

A homicide investigation is underway in Abbeville after a shooting incident on Tuesday evening.

The Abbeville Police Department says they responded to a shots fired call on February 16 on Green Street near the intersection of South Lamar Street.

Upon arrival, officers say they discovered a male victim suffering from one gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officers say the victim's name is being withheld until family can be notified.

An investigation into the homicide is ongoing and no other details were released.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department by calling 337-893-2511. Tips may also be submitted at 337-892-6777. The department says all callers may remain anonymous.

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