UPDATE: Abbeville suspect, identified as ‘Gator’, turns himself in on attempted murder charge

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ABBEVILLE, La.(KLFY)- Alvin Wiltz, a.k.a. “Gator”, turned himself in to the Vermilion Parish Correctional Center today.

Wiltz was wanted by the Abbeville Police Department after a shooting which occurred on March 12, 2019, near the intersection of N. Bailey Street and Clover Street, APD spokesmand Lt. Jonathan Touchet said. 

He was was booked on a warrant for attempted secnd degree murder. Mr. Wiltz’s bond has been set at $250,000.00.

“Chief Spearman would like to commend his officers for a job well done,” Touchet said. The police chief also thanks the citizens of Abbeville for their “support and help they provide to the Abbeville Police Department.”

Anyone with any information regarding any crime is encouraged to contact the Abbeville Police Department. You may also contact our “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous.

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