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Teen arrested in deadly accidental shooting bonds out of jail

Jawan Billy (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Jawan Billy (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The teen arrested in connection with a deadly accidental shooting has been released on bond.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported Jawan Billy, 19, posted bond Tuesday. He is charged with negligent homicide and illegal possession of a stolen firearm in the death of Demarcus Rheams, 20.

Investigators said Billy was looking at his gun when it went off, killing Rheams. The Baton Rouge Police Department has ruled it an accidental shooting.

An arraignment date has not been set.

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