Teen suspect behind bars for murder

Teen suspect behind bars for murder

A teenager accused of fatally shooting a man in west Shreveport is now in police custody.
A teenager accused of fatally shooting a man in west Shreveport is now in police custody.

Breonne Whitaker, 17, was arrested Wednesday morning in the 5600 block of Kent St.

Whitaker allegedly shot Frederick Henderson, 23, in the upper body around 4 a.m. near the corner of Hearne Ave. and Hollywood.

According to authorities, Henderson was shot before his SUV crashed into a utility pole.  Henderson was later pronounced dead at LSU Medical Center.

Investigators say the shooting may have stemmed from a dispute.

Whitaker was booked into the Shreveport City Jail and charged with Second Degree Murder. 

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