Second suspect arrested in deadly Baton Rouge mugging
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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