Two Dead in Shooting

From the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office:

On the night of August 29, 2022 at approximately 8:43 pm, DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a disturbance at 204 Daw Rd in Mansfield with a possible shot fired.  Deputies were immediately dispatched to the location to find 2 subjects suffering from fatal gunshot wounds.

The initial investigation indicates that Corderek Colbert, 29 years old of Mansfield, La., died of a self-inflicted gunshot after fatally shooting Jamecia Adkins, 29 years old, also of Mansfield.  This investigation is ongoing and, if deemed necessary, further details may be released at a later date. 

At this time, Sheriff Richardson and his staff offer their heartfelt thoughts and prayers for the families and friends affected in this tragedy.