SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Caddo-Shreveport Crime Stoppers is offering up to $2,000 to anyone who can help police locate and arrest a man in connection with a February homicide in west Shreveport.
Police say 27-year-old Archille Holmes Jr. is wanted in connection with the Feb. 16 midday shooting death of Tomel Henry outside a home in the 5200 block of Mansfield Road. Henry, who was shot in the head, was rushed to Ochsner LSU Health Hospital where he died later that day.
The initial investigation indicated a domestic disturbance between Henry and a woman that began inside the home continued outside. As the couple’s argument escalated, a group of people gathered outside and first reported that an “unknown male” ran up from the backyard, shot Henry in the head, and fled.
As the investigation progressed, however, it indicated a dispute between Henry and a group of people precipitated the murder, according to detectives.
Detectives got an arrest warrant on Feb. 18 charging Holmes with one count of second-degree murder. No bond was set. He has remained on the run ever since.
According to court records, Holmes has previously served time for convictions on other violent crimes, including for aggravated battery in a November 2014 shooting when he was 19 and a simple robbery charge when he was 16.
Police are asking anyone with information as to Holmes’s whereabouts to contact the Shreveport Police Department immediately at 318-673-6955.
Those wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to contact Caddo Shreveport Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or www.cscrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers is an anonymous tip service that pays cash rewards to information that leads to the arrest of individuals wanted for committing crimes.