A Shreveport man scheduled for a jury trial later this month pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court Monday, August 15, 2022, to domestic abuse battery.

Yorick Henderson, 31, was sentenced to a decade in prison at hard labor by Caddo District Judge John D. Mosely Jr. for fourth-offense domestic abuse battery. Henderson admitted to the October 29, 2021 incident where he slapped and pushed his girlfriend in the presence of two minor children. He and the adult victim had been dating about six months.

Henderson was scheduled for a jury trial Monday, August 22, 2022.  In addition to the 10-year prison term, Judge Mosely issued a permanent protective order in favor of the victim.

The prosecutor was Assistant District Attorney Britney A. Green. He was defended by Casey Simpson.

The case was docket No. 386082.