METAIRIE, La. - Deputies say two 17-year-olds have been arrested after a murder in Metairie earlier this week.
According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Valentin Martinez, 17, and Chicobi Smith, 17, have been booked on second-degree murder charges Thursday in the death of 17-year-old Tyris James.
Tuesday, deputies responded to the 2300 block of North Arnoult Road after reports of a man’s body was dumped from a vehicle. Sheriff Joe Lopinto later said it is believed James was shot in the head at a different location and dumped in the street.
JPSO reports that the investigation into the shooting is still ongoing.