BRPD: Teen killed over "mutual girlfriend"

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Posted: Feb 13, 2014 8:55 AM by Hunter Robinson
Updated: Feb 13, 2014 9:38 AM
Source: BRPD

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Topics: murder, shooting, jamile variste, devonta jenkins, spanish arms apartments, denham street

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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