Teens charged in murder of pizza delivery driver
Shreveport Police have charged two juvenile suspects in the murder of a local pizza delivery driver earlier this month.
On November 3, 2018, Shreveport Police patrol officers were called to the 700 block of West 68th Street relative to a shooting. As officers arrived at the scene, it was discovered 28-year-old Lester McGee was suffering multiple gunshot wounds to the body.
McGee was transported to Oschner’s LSU Health hospital where is later died. It is believed McGee was delivering pizzas at the time he was shot.
Since the investigation began, Shreveport Police detectives have worked tirelessly in search of the persons responsible for this crime. Identified in the shooting death was 13-year-old Anthony Mandigo, along with another 16 year old male juvenile. An order to take into custody has been obtained by investigators for Mandigo who remains outstanding.
The 16-year-old male was taken into custody by authorities and remains housed in a juvenile correctional facility.
Persons with any information on the whereabouts of Anthony Mandigo are asked to contact Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit P3tips.com to leave tips online. Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in this crime.
Even though he is a minor, Mandigo’s identify was released to the public in accordance with La. Children’s Code Title 4, Art. 12: In order to assist in finding and taking into custody a child wanted for a felony-grade delinquent act involving an offense against the person or involving a dangerous weapon, law enforcement agencies may release to the public identifying information regarding the child if a court has issued an order for taking the child into custody pursuant to Article 813, or if probable cause that the child committed the alleged delinquent act has already been established pursuant to Article 820. Identifying information may include the child's name, age, alleged delinquent act, physical description, photograph, address, and, when appropriate, social security number and driver's license number.
The identify of the 16-year old was not released due to him already being apprehended by authorities.