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Names released in accidental shooting that left one dead

Jawan Billy (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department) Jawan Billy (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police have released the names of the people involved in an early afternoon accidental shooting on Jefferson Street.

Demarcus Rheams, 20, was killed when Investigators say that Jawan Billy, 19, was looking at his gun when it fired off, hitting and killing Rheams.

According to Baton Rouge Police, they have ruled this incident as an accidental shooting pending further investigation.

Police have arrested Billy and have charged him with negligent homicide and illegal possession of a stolen firearm.

This story will be updated as further information is made available.

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