Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department searching for suspect in Abbeville shooting

Published 11:22 am Monday, March 30, 2020

The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man in connection to a shooting that occurred on Saturday.

Timothes W. Stanford is wanted by the sheriff’s department following an incident that took place in Abbeville, near the County Road 106 area, that resulted in another person being shot. The shooting took place late Saturday and went on to early Sunday morning. The sheriff’s department is not releasing the victim’s name at this time.

Aggravated assault charges have been filed for Stanford, who was last seen in a maroon 1998 Dodge extended cab pickup truck. Tag number is LX1-0873. Stanford, 49, is considered to be armed and dangerous, according to the sheriff’s department.

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If anyone has any information, they are asked to contact their local law enforcement agency or the Lafayette County CrimeStoppers tip line at 662-234-8477.