Antonio Saintcyrine, De'Onte Jean-Baptiste: Arrest made in fatal Riviera Beach shooting

De'Onte Jean-Baptiste was killed on Aug. 10, 2013

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - Riviera Beach Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of 22-year-old De'Onte Jean-Baptiste.

On August 10, 2013 Jean-Baptiste was found shot and killed near The Reserve at Lakeside Apartments off Congress Avenue.

According to Rose Anne Brown with the Riviera Beach Police Department, 22-year-old Antonio Saintcyrine has been arrested for his involvement in the death of Jean-Baptiste.

Saintcyrine is facing charges for Carrying a Concealed Firearm during the Commission of a Felony and the Sale of Marijuana, says Brown.

On Friday, August 6, 2013 Riviera Beach Police conducted a search warrant at Saintcyrine's home in Lake Park. Police recovered items they believed were related to the August 10th fatal shooting, says Brown.

During questioning, Saintcyrine allegedly revealed he shot Jean-Baptiste after Jean-Baptiste assaulted him with a weapon, says Brown.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.


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