Three Charged in Shooting

Press Release from the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office October 25, 2021

On October 17, 2021, the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office (RRPSO) Criminal Investigations Division began an investigation into a shooting which occurred in the vicinity of Ashland Road and Cummings Street in Red River Parish. During an incident earlier that evening, a Bossier City man suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso.

The victim had allegedly been lured to Red River Parish under false pretenses.

Following an investigation by RRPSO detectives, on October 20, 2021 three individuals were arrested without incident and transported to the Red River Parish Jail for booking.

Johnnie Maxie Jr., B/M, age 19 of the 700 block of Cummings St., Coushatta, Louisiana was charged with one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder and one count of Attempted Armed Robbery. His bond was set at $500,000 and he is currently incarcerated in the RRPJ.

Delrick D. Beard, B/M, age 19 of the 400 block of Arlington St., Coushatta, LA was charged with one count of Principal to Attempted Second Degree Murder and one count of Attempted Armed Robbery. His bond was set at $500,000 and he currently remains incarcerated in the RRPJ.

Earlier, on October 18th, Beard had been arrested on a charge of obstruction of justice.  Sheriff’s Lieutenant Troy Murray confirmed that the earlier arrest was related to the same incident.

The third suspect, a seventeen-year old, B/M juvenile also of Coushatta was booked into Ware Youth Center and charged with one count of Principal to Attempted Second Degree Murder and one count of Attempted Armed Robbery with a bond set at $400,000.

The investigation is on-going.


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