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Baton Rouge Police say they have arrested two suspects in a January homicide.

Israel Jones, 20, and Dillan Moore, 18, were arrested Thursday by BRPD detectives and accused of shooting Aurtrell Bivens, 26, on Jan. 4 in the 1400 block of North 23rd St., near Cherry Street.

Jones was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count of first-degree murder, one count of attempted first-degree murder, one count of illegal use of a weapon and one count of felon in possession of a firearm, booking documents say. Moore will be booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count of first-degree murder, one count of attempted first-degree murder and one count of illegal use of a weapon.

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Bivens and a juvenile victim were traveling north on North 23rd Street when the two suspects began shooting at their vehicle, police said.

The juvenile victim suffered non-life threatening injuries. Bivens was transported to a hospital and died Jan. 19.

A police statement spelled Jones' first name as Isreal, but booking documents list it as Israel. BRPD said the U.S. Marshals task force aided in Moore's arrest.


Email Alyssa Berry at aberry@theadvocate.com.