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Juvenile Arrested and Charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder

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On July 24, 2020, at approximately 5:15 a.m. officers of the Abbeville Police Department responded to a shooting call at a local apartment complex.

Posted: Jul 24, 2020 4:42 PM

On July 24, 2020, at approximately 5:15 a.m. officers of the Abbeville Police Department responded to a shooting call at a local apartment complex. Upon the officer’s arrival, officers located a male victim who had been shot.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where is being treated for serious injuries.

Officers immediately began conducting an investigation into this shooting, including following up on several leads. Officers were able to secure an arrest warrant for a 16 year old juvenile subject, charging him with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Illegal Use of Weapons and Illegal Possession of a Handgun by a Juvenile. The juvenile subject was booked and transported to a juvenile holding facility.

This is an ongoing investigation, with more arrests are expected. Due to the active and ongoing nature of this investigation, no details of the incident are being released at this time.

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