?Update-- Dec. 5, 2015, 11:37 a.m.: Baton Rouge Police Detectives arrested a 14-year-old boy who is allegedly connected to Kejohn Carroll's, 16,?shooting death, Baton Rouge Police said. Detectives said the pair was allegedly playing with guns when Carroll was accidently shot.

The 14-year-old was booked into Juvenile Detention on negligent homicide and illegal use of a weapon charges.


A 10th-grader at Tara High School was shot and killed Friday afternoon at a house on Spain Street.

The 16-year-old boy was shot to death at 2323 Spain St. about 1:15 p.m. and died on the scene, Baton Rouge police spokesman Cpl. L’Jean McKneely said.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office confirmed that the student shot was KeJohn Carroll.

Carroll was visiting the house Friday, said his aunt, Charisha Jones, and did not live at the residence.

“We have reached out to KeJohn’s parents and offered our condolences on the loss of their son,” said Adonica Duggan, spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge Parish school system.

Duggan said counselors will be on hand for students and teachers Monday to help them cope with Carroll’s death.

East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark said his office will perform an autopsy Monday to determine the cause of death.

Duggan said she does not know why Carroll would not have been at school Friday.

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