UPDATE: Two more suspects accused in teen’s shooting death arrested

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UPDATE: RAPIDES PARISH, La. (AP) – (1/22/20) Two men accused in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana teenager have been arrested days after his death.

News outlets report 19-year-olds George Bobb IV and McClellan Molo were taken into custody in Rapides Parish on Tuesday night.

They were transported to Jeanerette to face second-degree murder charges.

Seventeen-year-old Kendall Thompson Jr. was shot and killed Friday.

Two other suspects had been arrested over the weekend.

It’s unclear whether any of the suspects had attorneys who could comment on their behalf.

Thompson was a junior firefighter in St. Mary Parish before his death.


ORIGINAL STORY

JEANERETTE, La. (KLFY) — (1/18/20) Two men were arrested overnight in the Friday night (Jan. 17) shooting murder of a 17-year-old.

Rondrick Grant, 21, was arrested on a charge of second-degree murder. Travlon Dauphine, 20, was arrested on a charge of accessory after the fact of second-degree murder.

The victim, 17-year-old Kendall Thompson, Jr., leaves behind one son. He was shot near the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Guiberteau Street.

Jeanerette City Marshal Fernest “Pacman” Martin said more arrests are pending in the case, which remains under investigation.

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