Police make arrest in death of local rapper

NEW ORLEANS -- A man is in jail Monday in connection with the fatal shooting of an up-and-coming local rapper.

Police said Darryl Bannister, 31, was arrested in the 700 block of S. Broad Avenue.

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Bannister was wanted for the murder of Desmone Jerome, better known as BTY Young'N. Police say Bannister, 31, fatally shot Jerome at a Shell gas station in the 9200 block of Airline Highway on the night of April 29.

Bannister was booked with second-degree murder.

 

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