On the morning of 3/24/13 at approximately 03:18 the Abbeville Police Department responded to the intersection of Myrtle and Franks Alley Streets. Upon arrival, the officers found that the person who had been shot was already transported to Abbeville General Hospital by citizens.
Investigators were called to the scene to handle the investigation. Investigators found that the victim of the shooting was a 15 year old male who was shot one time. The victim was treated at Abbeville General and then transferred to Lafayette General Hospital for further treatment. The 15 year old victim was last known to be in critical condition.
The Abbeville Police Department is still conducting interviews on witnesses and continuing the investigation. At this time, another juvenile (16) has been picked up in connection to the shooting. Further information will be released as the investigation continues.
Anyone having information in this matter is asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department at 337-893-2511.
The Abbeville Police Department would also like to thank the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Department for their assistance in this investigation.