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Another teen arrested for 15th St. shooting

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Posted: Feb 9, 2014 2:59 PM by Zach Correa
Updated: Feb 10, 2014 7:04 AM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: corey scott, harold retana, marvin thomas, shooting, 15th street, murder

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police arrested another 18-year-old involved in the murder of a teenager on 15th Street Friday night.

According to investigators, Harold Retana attempted to steal 18-year-old Marvin Thomas' cell phone while he was walking to a convenience store. Police said during the attempted robbery, Thomas and Retana began fighting when 18-year-old Corey Scott shot Thomas multiple times.

Retana was arrested Saturday, Feb. 8 on charges of robbery and battery as well as inciting a riot.

Corey Scott was arrested Sunday morning. Detectives said Scott faces murder charges.

A witness who was with Thomas moments before he was killed said the teen was walking with his father to the store.

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