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Three suspects arrested in 'drug activity' shooting off Cedarcrest Tuesday

3 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago Monday, November 18 2019 Nov 18, 2019 November 18, 2019 7:36 PM November 18, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: Two more arrest have been made in the Crestwood St. homicide. Tyler Westmore, 22, and Darnell Mackyeon, 20, were arrested and charged with 1st Degree Murder.

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BATON ROUGE - Police said the fifth killing since Saturday in the city may be tied to drugs after a man was found shot dead on Crestwood Street, off Cedarcrest Tuesday morning.

Jermiquec Going, 25, was the victim, police said.  He was found in a yard of a home on Crestwood; He'd been shot multiple times.

Friday, police announced a man from Reserve was arrested in the case.  Bono Kollie, 24, was charged with murder after being arrested by a fugitive task force. 

Police respond to reports of Going being found dead in the yard around 7:11 Tuesday morning.  Police had also been called Monday night to reports of someone hearing gunfire, but did not find anything, a witness told WBRZ at the scene.

Police said in a news release that "this shooting might have occurred during some type of drug activity."

It's the fifth homicide reported in Baton Rouge since Saturday, which kicked off a violent weekend that left four people dead in separate killings. 

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