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BRPD: Two juveniles arrested for early morning murder of Southern student

1 year 11 months 1 week ago Saturday, March 12 2022 Mar 12, 2022 March 12, 2022 9:00 AM March 12, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A 22-year-old Southern University student was shot to death early Saturday morning by two juveniles after a botched carjacking attempt, according to police.

The Baton Rouge Police Department said JoVonté Barber was found around 1 a.m. shot multiple times in his car at the parking lot of the Cadence apartment complex at the corner of Scenic Highway and Harding Boulevard.

Officers said Barber was taken to a hospital where he later died.

A 16-year-old and 17-year-old were arrested and booked into the Juvenile Detention Center for first-degree murder.

No more information was immediately available.

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