A teen has been arrested in the broad-daylight shooting death of a Los Angeles-based drill rapper at a Bronx pharmacy earlier this month, authorities say.
River Jones, 18, was picked up by investigators Wednesday at a dorm constructing on the Monroe College campus in New Rochelle in Westchester County and charged with homicide within the June 9 slaying of 27-year-old rapper Avanti Frowner, police mentioned.
Jones was one of many suspects who allegedly beat and robbed Frowner — aka Money Gang Vontae – simply earlier than 3:45 p.m. inside Amazing Pharmacy at 595 E. Tremont Ave., in line with a prison criticism.
Another suspect who stays at giant repeatedly shot Frowner within the physique and torso, prosecutors mentioned.
Frowner was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, the place he was pronounced useless.
Police mentioned in addition they are nonetheless looking for a number of others within the slaying.
Chilling footage of the capturing obtained by The Post confirmed 4 of the suspects combating Frowner earlier than one in all them fired off at the least 4 pictures.
The group then ran, leaving the helpless sufferer sprawled out behind the counter with a blood-soaked shirt.
The suspects made off with Frowner’s chain and cash, sources mentioned.
He was on the town for a present, in line with police sources and his dad.
“They don’t have to be on the streets no extra — ever!” Avanti’s dad, Roger Frowner, 56, advised The Post. “If they kill any person in broad daylight, inside a retailer, they’re treacherous.”
“They made a mistake,” Frowner continued. “They did the dumbest factor they may ever do in life. And I hope God will make them pay for all of it.”
Jones was ordered held with out bail throughout his Thursday arraignment.