Third suspect arrested in Kindletree Drive shooting
PORT ALLEN - A third suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting that took place on Kindletree Drive last Wednesday.
Deputies arrested 22-year-old Kaleb Rainey on charges of principal to first degree murder and principle to armed robbery.
According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, Jesse Trejos, 20, died as a result of the shooting that occurred in the 9400 block of Kindletree Drive.
During the investigation, a suspect vehicle description was obtained by a witness along with surveillance video.
According to EBRSO, a “cooperating individual” identified 20-year-old Taylor Besson, who was arrested on Saturday, as the driver of the truck. After, arrested Besson agreed to give a statement. Taylor identified Rainey and Justin Braud, who was also arrested on Saturday, as the suspects who were in the truck at the time Trejos was shot.
Rainey was located and transported to the Violent Crimes Unit for questioning. Rainey admitted to being in the truck with Besson, Braud and Trejos. According to EBRSO, Rainey, Besson and Braud picked up Trejos in his neighborhood and drove to a location to purchase drugs and then returned back to the neighborhood.
Rainey saw Braud and Trejors fighting over Trejos' backpack when Braud shot Trejos. Braud then exited the truck and left the area on foot, according to EBRSO.
According to EBRSO, Rainey stated that he and Besson left the scene in the truck and did not call for assistance or report what happened.
Rainey was arrested on the above charges. Besson and Braud were arrested on Saturday for similar charges.