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