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Arrest made following fatal shooting in Shreveport

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Just hours following a fatal shooting in west Shreveport this morning, authorities have arrested the man accused of committing the crime.

Breonne D. Whitaker 17, was taken into police custody shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at home located in the 5600 block of Kent Street in Shreveport. Authorities, during the course of their continuing investigation, gathered information and evidence linking Whitaker to the shooting that claimed the life of 23-year-old Frederick Henderson of Bossier City, Louisiana.

Henderson was pronounced deceased at LSUHSC after sustaining a single gunshot wound to the upper body. Investigators believe Henderson was fatally shot by Whitaker following a dispute between the men. Upon his arrest, Whitaker was transported to Shreveport Police headquarters were subsequent interviews were conducted by Violent Crimes investigators. Following the conclusions of interviews, Whitaker was transported to the Shreveport City Jail where he was booked in on charges of second degree murder.

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