BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Bond has been set for a teen accused of killing another teen in a deadly shooting involving a "mutual girlfriend."
The bond for Jamal Variste, 18, was set at $400,000. He is charged with second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon in the shooting death of Devonta Jenks, also 18.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said detectives believe Variste shot Jenks over an argument involving a "mutual girlfriend."
Jenks was found shot to death at the Spanish Arms Apartments on Denham Street around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
It was the first homicide in 2014 in the 70805 zip code.