Rijkard Jean Baptiste: Sweet 16 party Newcomb Hall shooting suspect under arrest

Riviera Beach Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the deadly weekend "Sweet 16" birthday party shooting at Newcomb Hall.

Riviera Beach PR Manager William Jiles identified the suspect as 20-year-old Rijkard Jean-Baptiste, who was arrested at his Lake Park home at 806 8th Street.

He was taken to the Palm Beach County Jail where he was booked on first-degree murder and 2nd degree murder charges. No bond has been set.

Jiles says no other arrests have been made.

The shooting left two people dead and six others wounded.

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