What Administration Lieutenant and Public Information Officer Jonathan Touchet can say at this time is that they recovered some guns from at the home of Tavis Briggs in Abbeville.
Around 5:30 Wednesday evening, the call about the shots came in directing Abbeville Police officers to a home in the 1700 block of Isreal Parker Drive. After investigating, they were able to get a search warrant for Briggs’ home, and they recovered some firearms.
Briggs was booked into the Vermilion Paris Correctional Center on the following two charges:
- Obstruction of Justice
- Illegal Use of Weapons
If you know something about this shooting incident, you can call the Abbeville Police Department at 337-893-2511. Their “Tips” line is 337-892-6777. When you call, you do not have to identify yourself.
Another option to give information is to call the Crime Stoppers of Vermilion Tips Line at 337-740-TIPS(8477). Once again, you can remain anonymous. If you prefer, download and use the P3 app on any mobile device in order to give information about this or any other crime.
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