Second suspect arrested in teen's murder near Baton Rouge convenience store
BATON ROUGE - Authorities have arrested Reginald Wayne Jones in connection with a Prescott Road shooting that left a teenager dead in front of a convenience store in early October.
Baton Rouge Police had been looking for a second suspected gunman accused of killing 18-year-old Jarico Selmon on Oct. 2.
Police used video surveillance from the convenience store and eyewitness accounts to identify and apprehend Jones, 19, on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
Jones, who has a previous record which includes charges of possession of firearms, was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and illegal use of weapons.
The 19-year-old was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and his bond was set at $300,000.
Authorities had already arrested his suspected accomplice, Tyrone Butler Jr., on charges of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.