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Second man arrested for November murder on Nebraska Street

8 months 6 days 19 hours ago Saturday, April 08 2017 Apr 8, 2017 April 08, 2017 11:00 AM April 08, 2017 in Crime
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A second person was arrested for a shooting on Nebraska Street that killed a teenager in November.

27-year-old Monte Carey was arrested for second-degree murder after he and another man allegedly planned to kill an 18-year-old.

According to arrest records, officers found 18-year-old Keondrae Ricks shot in the 2000 block of Nebraska Street just after midnight on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.

A witness who was present at the time of the shooting told authorities Carey and another man, Treshone Coates, confronted Ricks in the roadway on Nebraska Street.

Coates reportedly produced a handgun and shot Ricks. Carey then reportedly went through Rick's pockets. Both men left the scene on foot.

The witness further advised authorities that the two men planned the murder prior to confronting Ricks.

A six-person photographic lineup which included Carey's picture was shown to the witness, to which he positively identified Casey as the person who was with Coates.

Carey was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the aforementioned charge. His bond was set at $300,000.

Coates was arrested in March for second-degree murder. Coates was also was arrested in July on allegations that he had possessed guns that were stolen from a pawn shop.

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