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Second suspect arrested in deadly Baton Rouge mugging

1 year 1 week 2 days ago Wednesday, September 09 2020 Sep 9, 2020 September 09, 2020 2:00 PM September 09, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
A 19-year-old was shot to death and a second person seriously injured during a robbery in a neighborhood just north of Florida Boulevard and east of North Sherwood Forest Drive on Thursday (August 6) evening.

BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a second suspect in the killing of 19-year-old Alonge McClain, who was shot dead on Aug. 6.

18-year-old Cortez Watson was arrested on Wednesday, Sept. 9 on the following charges:

- First-degree murder

- Armed robbery

- Illegal use of a weapon

McClain was the second person seriously injured during a robbery in a neighborhood just north of Florida Blvd. and East of Sherwood Forest Dr. on Aug. 6.

The first suspect, 18-year-old Lazarius Johnson, was arrested on Aug. 12 on charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery, illegal use of a weapon, and carjacking.

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