1 in custody for Prospect Street shooting; 1 sought

Investigators say they both are considered to be armed and dangerous
Warrants have been issued for both Elijah Williams and Thomas Office
Published: May. 2, 2022 at 3:28 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Two men are now facing upgraded charges after a gunshot victim died.

SPD sent an email on the morning of Friday, May 6 announcing the victim’s death.

Thomas Office, 20, is now charged with first-degree murder and Elijah Williams, 22, now faces a charge of principal to first-degree murder.

Williams was taken into custody on Saturday, June 11 in Houston, Texas. Authorities are still seeking Office.

Investigators say they consider the pair to be armed and dangerous.

Office was wanted on a charge of attempted first-degree murder. And authorities say they have a warrant to arrest Williams on a charge of principal to attempted first-degree murder.

The charges arise from a shooting just before 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30 in the 200 block of Prospect Street. It’s there between Centenary Boulevard and Morehead Avenue that officers found a man sitting in a black SUV. He had been shot in the head.

Police said they believe the shooter knows the victim and that it was a targeted shooting.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about Office and/or Williams to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300 and select #3. Or contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373, accessing the organization’s website or using the P3 Tips app. Crime Stoppers is an anonymous tip service that pays cash rewards to those willing to help police solve crimes. Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers is offering a minimum reward of $2,000 for any information leading to the identification and arrest of the individual(s) responsible for this crime.

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