A murder, participation in an attempted armed robbery and aggravated rape, the first by a trio of men and the last two the separate acts of single persons, are the indictments handed up by the Caddo Parish Grand Jury Tuesday, July 21, 2020.
Roszereo Lajuan Seamster IV, 17; Jontavious Jacquez Beaner,19; and Demarcus Charles Upshaw, 17, are charged in connection with March 29, 2020, second-degree murder of Malcolm Cooper.
A second indictment charges Reginald Demond McCullough Jr., 20, of Shreveport, as being a principal to the attempted armed robbery of Mr. Cooper on the same date as his slaying.
Cooper, 23, of the 5200 block of Sussex Avenue in Shreveport, was found suffering from several gunshot wounds just before 10:45 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2020, in the 2100 block of Grimmett Drive. He was taken to Ochsner LSU Health hospital where he died.
A third indictment, issued under seal, charges Ray Lavon West, 49, with aggravated rape.