A Shreveport man accused of shooting his girlfriend with a rifle, killing her, pleaded guilty to the slaying and will serve 40 years in prison.
Treylin Lorenz Dillard, 21, set to stand trial June 24, 2024, pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday, June 10, 2024, before Caddo District Judge John D. Mosely Jr., who sentenced him to the four decades in prison at hard labor. The plea and sentence were agreed to by the family of the 16-year-old victim, who was shot Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022.
The two had been arguing about their relationship, when Dillard pointed a rifle at the girl’s face and told her he was going to shoot her. He then shot her one time. Dillard admitted to the shooting and showed police the gun used in the shooting.
Dillard was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Courtney N. Ray. He was defended by Casey Simpson.
The case was docket No. 388629.