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Posted on: January 10, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Detectives Make Arrest Overnight in Double Homicide Investigation


On January 9, 2019 at 8:28 p.m. Bossier City Police dispatchers received a 911 call of a shooting at the Misty Hollow Apartment complex on Misty Lane. Bossier City police officers and emergency medical personnel responded and located two unresponsive female subjects with gunshot wounds inside an apartment. Twenty-two-year-old Shandrell Simoneaux of 2826 Misty Lane, Apt. #7 and her mother, 40-year-old Maeisha Simoneaux, were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Bossier City Fire Department.

Police identified Frederick Dewayne Jackson as a suspect in the shooting. Jackson was located in Shreveport by members of the U.S. Marshals Service task force. Through the course of the investigation, detectives found evidence that Jackson shot S. Simoneaux and M. Simoneaux inside the apartment before fleeing the area in a vehicle. A neighbor made the call to 911. M. Simoneaux was staying with her daughter at the residence. S. Simoneaux’s and Jackson’s two young children were also present in the apartment at the time of the shooting. The children were turned over to the care of family members. Detectives believe the shooting was related to a domestic situation between Jackson and S. Simoneaux. Detectives arrested Jackson, 22, of Shreveport, for 1st degree murder. He was booked into the Bossier City jail. Bail is set at 7.5 million dollars.

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