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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Charges against a 17-year-old have been dropped and another teen has been arrested and charged with four counts of attempted first degree murder for the shooting near the Mall of Louisiana Saturday night.
On Tuesday, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives arrested Johnny Williams for the shooting in which two innocent teenage bystanders were shot. Charges against Meco Green, 17, have been dropped by the District Attorney.
Following EBRSO's initial arrest of Green, based on multiple witness statements and positive identifications, detectives received a Crime Stoppers tip that Williams was the shooter.
Detectives continued to investigate the incident in order to carry out due diligence and gathered enough evidence to charge Williams and release Green
Johnny Williams, 17, is charged with four counts of Attempted First Degree Murder.
According to reports, Williams argued with another man outside the mall. He then fired several shots at the man and struck two teenage bystanders. The bystanders were taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
When detectives questioned Williams, he admitted to firing the weapon. Williams was also found to have an Active Warrant for Armed Robbery that was issued by BRPD.
Williams was arrested and booked into Parish Prison.
Anyone with information concerning the incident is asked to contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office at 225-389-5000. Crime Stoppers is also offering a cash reward for anyone with information leading to the arrest of those responsible. Contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.