Shreveport Police Arrest Suspect in Double Homicide
A man wanted by Shreveport police for a double murder that occurred just after the first of the year is now behind bars. 23-year-old Robert Farris is being held on two counts of second-degree murder. His bond is set at $750,000. He's accused of fatally shooting 57-year-old Stephen Bryant and 49-year-old Madonna Dean Wachter inside a home in the 200 block of Columbia Street in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood. Their bodies were discovered by a family member on the morning of January 3rd. Farris was taken into custody this afternoon in Bossier City, with assistance from Bossier City police, after Shreveport police obtained a warrant for his arrest.