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Police arrest second suspect in homicide at Caloosa Park in Boynton Beach

Posted at 12:16 AM, Nov 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-24 04:27:49-05

Boynton Beach Police have arrested a second person in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man Sunday night in Caloosa Park.

Sinceer Priest, 18, of West Palm Beach was taken into custody Wednesday evening at the security checkpoint at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport by members of the U.S. Marshals South Florida Regional Task Force.

He was preparing to board a flight to Ohio, officials said. 

Priest is charged with first-degree murder with a firearm in the fatal shooting of Desean Menelas of Boynton Beach on the basketball court in the park off Congress Avenue.

A witness at Priest's residence told police Wednesday that Priest confessed to the homicide and that it happened during a drug deal gone wrong.

Priest is being held no bond at the Palm Beach County Jail, he has no criminal history.

A 17-year-old suspect was arrested Tuesday in the case.