Shreveport Juvenile to be Tried as Adult in 2023 Murder
Probable cause was found in Caddo Parish Juvenile Court March 3, 2023, on Calab Gray, 15, for second-degree murder in connection with the February 23 slaying of 19-year-old Ahmedziondre Bailey.
Mr. Bailey's death was the result of a shooting that occurred in the 3600 block of Michigan Avenue in the Queensborough neighborhood.
SPD’s investigation into the shooting revealed that Gray shot Bailey in the chest and leg after Gray attempted to rob Bailey. Bailey was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Louisiana Children’s Code article 305 provides for the divestiture of juvenile court jurisdiction immediately for children aged 15 years or older for a select number of criminal acts, including second-degree murder. A provision of the same code's Article 879 further provides that all proceedings in a juvenile delinquency case involving a crime of violence as defined by the code, including second-degree murder, must be open to the public.
Assistant District Attorney Janet Silvie secured the finding.