Wife charged in husband’s death in Shreveport’s 3rd homicide of 2021


Shuntriel Walker Johnson (Photo courtesy Shreveport Police Department)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A 27-year-old woman has been charged with killing her husband Monday morning at their Warner Park home in Shreveport’s third homicide of 2021.

Shuntriel Walker Johnson is charged in the death of 38-year-old Antonio Johnson. According to Caddo Parish Clerk’s marriage records, the Johnsons were married April 28, 2018, in Belcher, La.

Just before 8 a.m. Monday, Shreveport police were called to the 5300 block of Avon Street on reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found Johnson unresponsive, lying outside the home. He had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Shuntriel Johnson, who remained at the scene, was immediately detained by police, as the investigation began.

Violent crime investigators responded to the scene, collecting evidence and conducting interviews, leading detectives to believe Shuntriel Johnson shot her husband multiple times.

After presenting the evidence to a Caddo Parish District Judge, an arrest warrant was issued charging Johnson with one count of second degree murder. Following an interview with investigators, Shuntriel Johnson was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.

Her bond is set at $150,000.

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