1 turns himself in, 1 wanted in recent shootings in Abbeville

18-year-old Donald Brings III (left) and 20-year-old Kirkland Demouchet (right) are wanted in connection with two shootings that happened Monday night. Photo courtesy: Abbeville Police Department

 

On Wednesday Donald Briggs III (18) turned himself into the Abbeville Police Department.  Briggs was later bonded on the charge.  Kirkland Demouchet (20) is still wanted by police.

Both suspects are being charged with Illegal Carrying of Weapons and Illegal Use of Weapons.  The bond on Briggs’ warrant was set at $30,000.00.  The bond on Demouchet’s warrant was set at $35,000.00.

Anyone having information about the whereabouts of Demouchet is asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department at 337-893-2511.


 

The Abbeville Police Department is looking for two men who are wanted in connection with two recent shootings in the city.

Donald Brings III (18) and Kirkland Demouchet (20), both of Abbeville, are wanted on illegal weapons charges.

Lt. David Hardy, of the Abbeville Police Department, says the first shooting happened around 10 p.m. on July 20, 2015 on the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and the Schlessinger Street.

Police received another complaint of shots fired near a grocery store on Veteran’s Memorial Highway while on the scene of the first shooting.

About an hour later Officers then responded to a shooting in the 800 block of South East Street. Police responded to a fourth shooting in the Vernon Street.

Lt. David Hardy says Brings and Demouchet are wanted for two shootings that happened on Schlessinger and South East Streets.

Warrants have been issued for both men. Lt. Hardy says the bond on Briggs’ warrant was set at $30,000, and the bond on Demouchet’s warrant was set at $35,000.

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Donald Brings III and Kirkland Demouchet is asked to call the Abbeville Police Department at 337-893-2511.

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