Man convicted in shooting death of former prep football star - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Man convicted in shooting death of former prep football star

Posted: Updated:
LaQuinn Murray, 23.  (Source:  Shreveport Police Department) LaQuinn Murray, 23. (Source: Shreveport Police Department)
Police say LaQuinn Murray shot 2 men outside the LaTierra Apartments in West Shreveport in August of 2012. Police say LaQuinn Murray shot 2 men outside the LaTierra Apartments in West Shreveport in August of 2012.
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Man charged with leaving hoax device at Boston Marathon finish line

    Man charged with leaving hoax device at Boston Marathon finish line

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:02:57 GMT
    Two unattended bags found at the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday have been detonated by Boston police's bomb squad. One suspect has been taken into custody.More >>
    Two unattended bags found at the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday have been detonated by Boston police's bomb squad. One suspect has been taken into custody.More >>
  • Georgia fugitive captured after months at large

    Georgia fugitive captured after months at large

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:02:11 GMT
    An escaped Georgia inmate who was on the run for months is now back behind bars. Chad Dasher eluded law enforcement since escaping from Tattnall County, Ga. on Jan. 24, 2014. [Related: Georgia fugitiveMore >>
    An escaped Georgia inmate who was on the run for months is now back behind bars. Chad Dasher eluded law enforcement since escaping from Tattnall County, Ga. on Jan. 24, 2014. [Related: Georgia fugitiveMore >>
  • Auburn woman arrested for allegedly striking victim with her car

    Auburn woman arrested for allegedly striking victim with her car

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:44:05 GMT
    An Auburn woman has been arrested for allegedly hitting another woman with her vehicle.  On April 12 officers of the Auburn Police Division responded to the 600 block of Howard Street after receiving a comMore >>
    An Auburn woman has been arrested for allegedly hitting another woman with her vehicle.

    On April 12 officers of the Auburn Police Division responded to the 600 block of Howard Street after receiving a complaint of gunfire in the area.
    More >>
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A Caddo Parish jury found a man accused of shooting a former all-state football player guilty of murder.

It took jurors less than 1 hour to find LaQuinn Murray, 23, guilty of second degree murder.  He was accused in the shooting death of Jonathan Simo, 26, in west Shreveport in May 2012.

Murray was also convicted for attempted 2nd degree murder in the shooting of Devon Marshall.  

Police say Murray drove up to a crowd of people on Tierra Drive and started firing.  Simo and Marshall were both hit by bullets.  Simo died at the scene.  

Simo was a star football player at Loyola College Prep in Shreveport.

Copyright 2014 KSLA.  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.