Shooting in Arcadia Leaves One Dead, One in Custody

According to Sheriff John Ballance, at approximately 11:17 on June 19, 2022 at approximately, Arcadia Police Department and Bienville Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible shooting on Cable Street in Arcadia.

Upon arrival deputies started CPR on the gunshot victim Roderick Torrel Davis while APD officers secured the crime scene and began locating witnesses to the shooting.

Pafford EMS arrived on scene and located a large gunshot wound to Davis’ chest at which time he was transported to Bienville Medical Center where law enforcement learned of his death.

From eyewitness testimony, it was ascertained that the alleged shooter was Randy Donell Mangham of Marsalis Drive in Arcadia.

APD later arrested Mangham as the result of a traffic stop on U.S. 80 in Arcadia.

Bienville Parish Coroner Don Smith ruled Davis’ death to be a homicide.

Mangham was booked into the Bienville Parish Jail on a second degree homicide charge with no bond set.

BPSO investigators are conducting a follow up investigation to present to the District Attorney’s office for their review.

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