Authorities in Abbeville have released the identity of a person who was killed in an April 2nd shooting. The deceased was identified as 72-year-old Emmit Perry of Abbeville. According to police reports, Perry was one of two people injured in that shooting.

The second victim was transported to a local hospital at the time of the incident. That individual was reported to have non-life threatening injures. The identity of the second victim has not been released at this time.

Police in Abbeville are not releasing further details on the incident which took place at a residence on Dutel Street last Thursday. Police say more details will be released at a later date as their investigation into the shooting unfolds.