Multiple sources inside the Shreveport Police Department have confirmed to KEEL that an arrest has been made in the shooting death of Shreveport Police Officer Chateri Payne.

Just after 3pm today, Shreveport Police arrested 21-year-old Lawrence Pierre of Shreveport on Second Degree Murder charges. Sources have confirmed that his arrest in in connection with the shooting death of Officer Payne.

Officer Payne was shot last week on Midway Avenue while she was preparing to go on duty. While she was not on duty at the time of the shooting, she was in uniform. The Shreveport Police Department will be honoring her this weekend with a funeral service.