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Crime Stoppers tip leads marshals to man wanted in deadly shooting in grocery store parking lot

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

Police said a tip to Crime Stoppers led members of the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force to a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in the parking lot of a grocery store.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Sidney Ellois, 18, of Baton Rouge, was arrested in the shooting death of Calvin Smith, 19, of Plaquemine. It is believed the shooting happened after an argument.

Investigators said Crime Stoppers received information that Ellois was at a home on Wilmot Street and that's where he was found when marshals checked it out.

Ellois was booked on charges of second-degree murder, principle to second-degree murder, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, armed robbery, illegal possession of a stolen firearm and aggravated cruelty to animals.

Smith was found in the parking lot of Carlin's Food-Mart on Plank Road on January 11. Detectives said he had been shot several times.

Smith was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The investigation is ongoing.

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