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Second suspect arrested in teen's murder near Baton Rouge convenience store

3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago Wednesday, October 23 2019 Oct 23, 2019 October 23, 2019 4:52 AM October 23, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities have arrested Reginald Wayne Jones in connection with a Prescott Road shooting that left a teenager dead in front of a convenience store in early October.

Baton Rouge Police had been looking for a second suspected gunman accused of killing 18-year-old Jarico Selmon on Oct. 2. 

Police used video surveillance from the convenience store and eyewitness accounts to identify and apprehend Jones, 19, on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Jones, who has a previous record which includes charges of possession of firearms, was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and illegal use of weapons.

The 19-year-old was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and his bond was set at $300,000.

Authorities had already arrested his suspected accomplice, Tyrone Butler Jr., on charges of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.

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