Shreveport man found guilty of 2017 slaying

Shreveport man found guilty of 2017 slaying
Furlonzo Renandez Moran, 29. (Source: Caddo Parish District Attorney's Office)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - According to the Caddo District Court, a Shreveport man was found guilty of a 2017 homicide on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Furlonzo Renandez Moran, 29, was found guilty by a six-man/six-woman jury for the December 4, 2017 slaying of Samuel James Johns, 34.

Johns was found dead in the front yard of a residence in the 2000 block of Talbot Street after being shot 11 times, seven of which were to his back.

Moran claimed self-defense and officials found a firearm near John’s body. However, the 11 shell casings found at the scene came from Moran’s .45-caliber Glock.

Moran now faces a mandatory life sentence which will be formally sentenced when he returns to Judge Tutt’s court on Nov. 9, 2020.

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