Man, woman charged in Shreveport homicide

2 suspects arrested in Stoner Avenue shooting

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police have arrested two people they believe are responsible for the shooting death of 25-year-old Deverous Holden.

LeDarron Demarron Carter, 25, of Shreveport [Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office]
LeDarron Demarron Carter, 25, of Shreveport [Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office]

They are 25-year-old LeDarron Demarron Carter and 23-year-old Tamara Ann Baker, both of Shreveport.

Tamara Ann Baker, 22, of Shreveport [Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office]
Tamara Ann Baker, 22, of Shreveport [Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office]

Holden was found with multiple gunshots to his upper body. He was taken to a Shreveport hospital, where he later died.

U.S. deputy marshals found Carter and Baker in the 200 block of East Jordan Street at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, police report.

Carter was booked into the Shreveport City Jail at 12:19 a.m. June 13 on one count of second-degree murder, booking records show.

He was booked into Caddo Correcitonal Center at 7:48 a.m. June 13 on one count each of second-degree murder and failure to register as a sex offender.

His bond has been set at $300,000 on the murder charge.

Baker was booked into the City Jail at 12:39 a.m. June 13 on one count each of second-degree murder, simple assault and contempt of court.

She was booked into Caddo Correcitonal Center at 4:31 a.m. June 13 on one count of second-degree murder and two counts of contempt of court.

Her bond also has been set at $300,000 on the murder charge.

Police also are investigating an unrelated homicide on Jackson Street.

A gunshot victim was found in the driveway of a home. He was taken to a Shreveport hospital, where he later died. The coroner’s office released his name Thursday morning.

Investigators are asking those with information about the Jackson Street homicide to contact Shreveport police violent crimes investigators.

Those wishing to submit information anonymously should contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373 or using the P3 Tips app.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the identity and arrest of the person(s) responsible for the Jackson Street homicide.

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