UPDATE: One dead, one injured in shooting in Abbeville

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UPDATE: Lt. Jonathan Touchet reports that two persons were shot this afternoon shortly after 5:30 p.m. One of the victims was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. The second victim died as a result of the shooting.

“This homicide is being investigated by Abbeville Police Department detectives,” stated Touchet in a press release. “Due to the active, ongoing nature of this homicide investigation, the Abbeville Police Department is not releasing any further details regarding the investigation at this time.  The Abbeville Police Department is also not releasing the identity of the victims.  There is no set timetable in which further details will be released.”

ORIGINAL POST: ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY)- Police are investigating a shooting in the 300 block of Dutel in Abbeville.

As of 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Abbeville Police Department spokesperson Lt. Jonathan Touchet said officers were at the scene and additional information could not be released.

This is a developing story.

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