Special to The Banner News
On Nov 12, 2022 officers of the Magnolia Police Department were dispatched to the 600 Block of Smith St. in reference to shots being fired. When Officers arrived, they found Demontray Hall, 32 of Shreveport Louisiana, deceased from gunshot wounds. Investigators were called to the scene to process it.
Investigators were able to obtain enough evidence to secure an arrest warrant for Rico Rose, 32 of
Magnolia. On December 12, 2022, the United States Marshall Service arrested Rose without incident. Rose is
currently being held in jail with no bond and is awaiting his first appearance. This is still an ongoing investigation and anyone with any information is asked to contact Magnolia Police Department Criminal Investigation Division,