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BRPD: Teen killed over "mutual girlfriend"

1 year ago February 13, 2014 Feb 13, 2014 Thursday, February 13 2014 Thursday, February 13, 2014 7:55:10 AM CST in News
Source: BRPD
By: Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge have made an arrest in the murder of a man who was shot to death early Tuesday morning.

Jamile Variste, 18, was arrested early Thursday morning in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Devonta Jenks.

The shooting took place around 2:25 a.m. Tuesday at the Spanish Arms Apartments at 4343 Denham St. Investigators believe it occured after an argument between the two teens over a "mutual girlfriend".

Police say 18 year-old Devonta Jenks was shot once in the upper chest and died at the scene.


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