APSO arrest one in fatal Donaldsonville shooting from December

APSO arrest one in fatal Donaldsonville shooting from December
(Source: WAFB)

DONALDSONVILLE, La. (WAFB) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) say they have arrested one person in connection to a fatal shooting in Donaldsonville that occurred on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

According to APSO, Dwayne Junior, 21, was apprehended by the US Marshal’s Task Force on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at a residence in Scott, La. He was booked into the St. Martin Parish Jail and was transported to the Ascension Parish Jail late Monday evening, Jan. 4.

Through investigation, Junior was identified as a suspect involving the homicide of Ryheme Stevenson.

Detectives are still searching for the whereabouts of 21-year-old Jermaine Jackson who is wanted for second-degree murder in this case.

Officials state they responded to reports of shots being fired in the area of St. Vincent Street and Sixth Street in Donaldsonville around 11 p.m. on Tuesday.

Deputies say upon arrival at the scene in the 700 block of Sixth Street they discovered the body of Rhyeme Stevenson, 24.

Kamryn Dantoni, 19, was arrested and charged with principal to second-degree murder Dec. 18, according to APSO.

Kamryn Dantoni
Kamryn Dantoni (Source: WAFB)
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson (Source: APSO)
Dwayne Junior
Dwayne Junior (Source: APSO)

Anyone with any information about this fatal shooting is asked to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7868).

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