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One arrested in connection with Abbeville shooting

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Jun 21, 2022

Abbeville Police have arrested a local man in connection with a Sunday night shooting.

Tyreik Broussard, 21, has been booked with attempted second-degree murder.

The investigation began on Sunday at about 10:45 p.m. when police were called to the 1700 block of Fairmont Avenue to investigate reports of gunshots.

They found a man lying in a yard with a single gunshot wound; he was transported to an area hospital by Acadian Ambulance.

Abbeville Police Department detectives investigated the case and got a warrant for Broussard. He was arrested on Monday and booked into the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center.

The victim is listed in stable condition.

Chief Spearman thanked the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office for their assistance.

The Abbeville Police Department is asking that anyone who have any information regarding any crime, to please contact the Abbeville Police Department by calling 893-2511. You may contact our “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous. Citizens may also send anonymous tips through CrimeStoppers of Vermilion by calling 740-TIPS or the P3 app, which can be downloaded through the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.