As a mother, this is gut-wrenching. According to KATC,  Denise Boudreaux, an Abbeville mom, is doing everything she can to get information on her son’s murder. Boudreaux is asking for the public to help if they have any information.

Boudreaux told KATC that since her son’s murder, her family has received threats. Tuesday evening, more than 30 shots were fired on her street. She and the police believe it’s retaliation for speaking out. Boudreaux said her family will not back down until justice is served.

My family is going through hell, but guess what, we’re standing together and my baby’s death will not be In vain. -Denise Boudreaux

Abbeville Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Dutel Street around 10:25 p.m. on Sunday, May 3.  According to a release, once the officers arrived, 29-year-old James Jerome Darby was shot and located inside of a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There are police surveillance cameras a block away from the scene, but it’s reported that they did not have a video of the suspects. Chief Bill Spearman said he’s hoping they can get some assistance and video from people who have camera systems. They can’t release any other details because of the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information on the murder of James Jerome Darby is asked to contact the Abbeville Police Department at 337-892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous.