SPD makes arrest in Woodrow Street robbery and attempted murder

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Shreveport Police today arrested the suspect accused of trying to kill an elderly man during a robbery last Wednesday.

Stevie Henderson, 41, is accused attempted 1st Degree Murder in the shooting 64-year-old Albert Joiner during the robbery in the 1600 block of Woodrow Street.

When police arrived at the at Joiner’s home, they found him suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Ochsner LSU Health Hospital.

During the subsequent investigation, detectives learned Joiner let a male acquaintance enter his residence to use his phone. As Joiner went to get the phone, Henderson produced a handgun and shot him in the head.

Henderson then took an unknown amount of money from Joiner’s pants pocket and fled the scene.

Evidence from the scene combined with other investigative findings led detectives to identify Henderson as the alleged gunman in the murder attempt.

This morning, investigators located Henderson in the 2300 block of Levy Street, and after a brief foot pursuit, Henderson was apprehended and transported to the Shreveport Police Complex for questioning.

Following interviews, Henderson was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on one count each of Attempted First Degree Murder, Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Resisting, and also on a Fugitive warrant from Texas for failing to register as a sex offender.

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