Authorities say they have arrested 18 year old Walter August and charged him with the 2nd degree murder of Jovontae Charles.
The fatal shooting happened Friday night just after eleven o'clock near the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Schlessinger Street.
When officers arrived, they found 19 year old Jovontae Charles with several gunshot wounds. Charles died in the hospital although an arrest has been made, detectives will continue to interview witnesses who were in the area.
The Abbeville Police Department asks anyone having information about this investigation to please contact them at 893-2511.