Ferriday teen arrested for 2nd Degree Murder


Photo courtesy of Ferriday Police Department

FERRIDAY, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Wednesday September 15, officers with the Ferriday Police Department arrested 19-year-old Denzel Washington for 2nd Degree Murder.

In a report from the Concordia Sentinel, the charges stem from an altercation that happened on Wednesday September 8 in which Washington shot and killed 55-year-old Felix Johnson at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Third Street.

Washington was also arrested earlier in the year after entering a local grocery store with a handgun and taking merchandise from the cashier.

Denzel Washington’s bond was set at $275,000.

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