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Detectives seek suspect in fatal shooting on Jade Ave.

Clarence Eugene Parker, 21. (Source: EBRSO) Clarence Eugene Parker, 21. (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are seeking Clarence Eugene Parker, 21, for the second degree murder of Eric Jones, 32.

According to officials, Parker and Jones were engaged in a verbal altercation when Parker allegedly shot Jones on Saturday, November 19. Deputies initially responded to 1916 Jade Ave. around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night in reference to reported gunshots. Upon arrival, deputies observed a man on the sidewalk between two buildings. Jones was transported to a local hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.  

Anyone with info is asked to call 225-389-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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