Shreveport Man Arrested for Domestic Murder
A man believed to have killed his girlfriend in a domestic dispute has been arrested.
On August 15, 2023, just before 5:15 p.m., Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to the 3000 block of Dallas Streets on reports of a shooting. Arriving officers located a woman suffering from at least one gunshot injury. She was transported to a local hospital by the Shreveport Fire Department but succumbed to her injuries shortly after her arrival.
Investigators with the Violent Crimes and Crime Scene Units responded to the scene and launched their investigation. Crime Scene Investigators collected evidence and detectives spoke with witnesses. Through their hours-long investigation, they learned that the victim was involved in a dispute with her boyfriend, Richard Spencer (4-5-1968). Detectives believe that Spencer produced a firearm during the dispute and shot the victim at least once.
Detectives procured a warrant for Spencer charging him with (1) one count of 2nd Degree Murder. His bond is set at $750,000.00.
We would like to remind our public that love shouldn't hurt. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please reach out to the Shreveport Police Department at any time at 318-673-7300 #3. Detectives can be reached directly by calling 318-673-6955 Monday through Friday 8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.