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Police: Second suspect arrested in Baton Rouge teen's murder

1 year 7 months 2 weeks ago Friday, April 12 2019 Apr 12, 2019 April 12, 2019 6:10 AM April 12, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested two men in the murder of a teenage boy last month.

Authorities booked 18-year-old Kendrick Dwayne Bryant and 19-year-old Thaddeus Harrison Thursday in the shooting death of Mikeith Johnson.

The incident was reported around 5:30 p.m. March 27th on Addison Street near Winbourne Avenue. At the scene, police found 17-year-old Mikeith Johnson suffering from apparent gunshot injuries. Johnson died at the scene.

On Thursday, police released a photo of the suspected shooter, who was spotted in surveillance video at a local business.

The footage shows the suspects talking to someone then firing gunshots at Johnson, and immediately fleeing the scene.

Bryant is charged with second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon while Harrison is charged with one count of second-degree murder.

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