According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, two arrests have been made in the investigation of a drive-by shooting that occurred on January 05, 2021.
Tyshawn Charlot ,DOB-10/03/2000, and Donald Briggs III ,DOB-03/02/1997, both of Abbeville, were arrested on January 21, 2021 on warrants for Attempted First Degree Murder. Both Briggs and Charlot were arrested without incident with the help of Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force and Abbeville Police Department. After the arrests were made, two search warrants were executed at separate residences within the city of Abbeville where firearms, including a stolen shotgun, were recovered.
Both individuals are presently incarcerated in the Vermilion Parish Correction Center.
The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are possible.