Shreveport Police Make Arrest in Memorial Day Murder
On May 29th, 2023, around 3:15 p.m. Shreveport Police Patrol Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 1500 block of Andrew Avenue. Upon the arrival of patrol officers, the victim was located suffering from at least one gunshot wound, lying in the front yard of a residence. The Shreveport Fire Department was notified and upon arrival pronounced the victim deceased. The responding officers also detained the male that reportedly fired the shots.
During the ensuing investigation, Detectives collected evidence and determined that Barry Davidson (1-2-56) was responsible for the murder of the victim. Davidson was arrested and charged with one count of Second-Degree Murder. The victim and the suspect in this case were neighbors, however, the motivation for the incident is still being investigated.
Investigation into this case is ongoing. We are required by law to state that all persons are innocent until proven guilty.