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Two arrested for 2019 fatal shooting in Abbeville

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Posted at 10:55 AM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 14:28:28-04

Two men have been arrested in connection with the 2019 fatal shooting of a man in Abbeville.

Abbeville Police say that on August 5, 2019 at around 4:50 a.m. officers of the Abbeville Police Department responded to a shooting. Upon their arrival they found a man laying in the roadway. There, they located the man who was dead from a gunshot wound.

The victim was identified as 35-year-old Timothy Green. Green was pronounced dead at the scene by the Vermilion Parish Coroner’s office.

A homicide investigation was conducted by the Abbeville Police Department detective division.

Detectives, through recently discovered evidence, were able to secure arrest warrants for 20-year-old Davionte Promise and 20-year-old Roderick Guidry, Jr. for the charge of 2nd Degree Murder. On October 4, 2021, detectives located Promise, placed him under arrest and transported him to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Correctional Center.

Guidry was already incarcerated at the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Correctional Center on unrelated charges, they say.

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