Jun 4, 2012 8:12 AM by AP

Teen arrested in fatal shooting

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Alexandria police have booked a 16-year-old with second-degree murder.

Police tell The Town Talk officers were called around 9:50 p.m. Saturday in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered that during a disturbance between several people, a 19-year-old Alexandria man had suffered a gunshot wound.

Police say 19-year-old Jaren Gillam died as a result of his injuries around 1 a.m. Sunday.

A juvenile was taken into custody Sunday and booked with the shooting of Gillam. The teen is currently being held in juvenile detention.

Police say an investigation continues.


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