Suspect in custody after deadly shooting in Walker

A suspect is in custody after a deadly shooting in the City of Walker on Tuesday, October 4.
Published: Oct. 4, 2022 at 6:20 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 5, 2022 at 7:53 PM CDT
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WALKER, La. (WAFB) - A suspect is in custody after a deadly shooting in the City of Walker on Tuesday, October 4.

Police Chief David Addison stated Landen Harper, 23, has been arrested in connection to the shooting.

The shooting happened at Travis Street and Jim Tilley Street around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials say the victim, Marrece Felder, 27, was shot three times and was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police believe the shooting occurred after an ongoing dispute involving the victim and Harper, which then escalated into a physical fight, during which the suspect shot the victim. The shooter then fled the scene.

Harper is being charged with second degree murder.

Chief Addison says more arrests could be pending in this case.

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