Man arrested in August Miami Gardens gas station slaying

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Miami Gardens police announced the arrest of a 28-year-old man they accuse of shooting and killing another man at a gas station back in August.

Police said they arrested Jerry Jean-Baptiste Wednesday on a second-degree murder charge.

He’s accused of shooting and killing 38-year-old Carvacio Brown at the Marathon gas station, near the intersection of Northwest Second Avenue and 199th Street, just before 7:45 p.m. on Aug. 16.

Police said “valuable information” from the community aided them in identifying and capturing Jean-Baptiste.

Jean-Baptiste was arrested by the United States Marshals Task Force and subsequently transported to the Turner Guilford Knight Corrections Center, police said.

Miami Gardens police said they are seeking additional information regarding the killing. Anyone with information is asked to call MGPD homicide Detective Christopher Pacheco at 305-474-1583 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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