Teen killed in Friday night Abbeville shooting


Abbeville police are investigating a shooting death of a 16 year-old boy.  Police say officers found the victim near the intersection of Bailey and Clover Street around 11 p.m. Friday after receiving multiple reports of gunshots. 

Police say the victim was transported to Abbeville General Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Officers say they believe there were several witnesses to the incident and are asking anyone with information to call the Abbeville Police Department at (337) 893-2511. Callers may remain anonymous.

 Police say they are withholding the victim’s identity at this time.

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