WANTED: Man accused of fatally shooting 19-year-old in St. Helena Parish

WANTED: Man accused of fatally shooting 19-year-old in St. Helena Parish
Authorities with the St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office say they are looking for Jaylohn T. Mitchell who is wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man on June 21, 2020, in Amite, La. (Source: St. Helena Parish Sheriff's Office)

ST. HELENA PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Authorities with the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office say they are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect wanted for the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man.

The shooting happened on June 21 around 7:30 p.m. on McDaniel Road in Amite.

A spokesperson for the sheriff’s office, says Jaylohn T. Mitchell is wanted on the charge of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting.

Investigators say Mitchell should be considered armed and dangerous and may be involved with a gang.

Anyone with any information about Mitchell’s whereabouts is asked the St. Helena Sheriff’s Office at 225-222-4413 or the St. Helena Parish Crime Stoppers at 1-800-554-5245.

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