An Abbeville teen will be tried as an adult following a shooting last month. Sixteen year old Gene Williams III of Abbeville is charged with second degree murder in connection to the shooting death of a 15 year old male last month.
On March 24th police responded to a call at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Franks Alley regarding the shooting. The victim was taken to Abbeville General and later transferred to Lafayette General Hospital in critical condition. Williams Bond is currently set at $250,000.