15-year-old arrested by Abbeville police officers in connection to Sunday shooting
On Sunday, officers with the Abbeville Police Department received a call of “shots fired” within the city limits of Abbeville. Upon officer’s arrival, officers located a male subject who sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported to an area hospital for his injuries.
An investigation was conducted, and suspects were developed. Based on the investigation, an arrest warrant for a 15-year-old male subject was obtained for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.
On Tuesday, the juvenile was located and arrested on the warrant. The juvenile was transported to a juvenile detention center.
This case is still under investigation and more arrests are expected.
Due to the ongoing nature of this investigation, no further details regarding this case is being released.
Abbeville Police Chief William Spearman would like to commend his officers for a job well done. Chief Spearman would also like to thank the citizens of Abbeville for their support and help they provide to the Abbeville Police Department.
Chief Spearman would also like to remind all of the citizens that we are there, 24 hours a day, to serve you.
“We encourage all of our citizens to stay vigilant and contact us if you need. In addition to dialing 911, you can contact us at 893-251,” Spillman said. Spearman said to contact our “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous. Citizens may also send anonymous tips through the Tip411 system at the department’s Facebook page @ www.facebook.com/AbbevillePolice Department/, the official web page @ www.abbevillepd.com by clicking on the “Submit a Tip” link provided or through the official Abbeville Police Department app, which can be downloaded through the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.