A homicide and a rape for which Shreveport men were arrested in December form the substance of indictments returned Thursday, March 28, 2024 by the Caddo Parish Grand Jury.


Rickey Tyrone Loyd, 30, is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the December 23, 2023 slaying of Patrick Shaw Jr. Shaw, 29, was shot in the chest during a fight outside a house party in the 1500 block of Oakdale Street. Loyd was booked into Caddo Correctional Center December 30, 2023, with bond for the slaying set at $5 million. The case is docket No. 399442.


Frankie Dwayne Wright, 37, is charged with first-degree rape. He  was booked into CCC December 11, 2023, with his bond set at $1 million. The case is docket No. 399167.


A third indictment was returned as a secret indictment. Due to the nature of the charges for this and Wright’s alleged sex crime, no further details can be released.