BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Police say an apparent argument over a mutual girlfriend has left one Baton Rouge teenager dead and another jailed.
Cpl. Don Coppola says 18-year-old Jamal Variste was arrested in Tuesday's shooting death of 18-year-old Devonta Jenks at a north Baton Rouge apartment complex.
Coppola says Variste, who was booked around 2 a.m. Thursday, faces charges of second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon.
Police found Jenks shot once in the chest in a breezeway at the Spanish Arms Apartments.
He died at the scene.