Suspect Arrested in Winnfield Homicide

Suspect Arrested in Winnfield Homicide

Antheus Johnson, who was murdered on August 20, 2020.

Suspect Arrested in Winnfield Homicide

Mugshot of Richard Harris Jr. who was arrested on May 18 for the murder of Antheus Johnson

On Tuesday, May 18, a New Orleans man, Richard Harris, Jr, was booked into the Winnfield City Jail on the charge of 2nd Degree Murder for the August 2020 shooting of local resident Antheus Johnson.

Winnfield Police initially responded to a call of a Motor Vehicle Accident on E Lafayette Street on the afternoon of August 20, 2020 only to discover shooting victim Antheus Johnson unresponsive in the car.

Johnson, 28, was shot several times while he was in his vehicle on Lena Street. He managed to drive four more blocks before losing consciousness and control of the vehicle on East Lafayette Street.

He had several bullet wounds. Efforts to revive Johnson on scene and at the emergency room were unsuccessful.



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