Police in the United States Virgin Island have arrested and charged a minor in connection with the shooting death of Dominican Tiny Jah Jarvis in St. John.
This is the second arrest in the murder of Jarvis who was shot dead on August 17.
The 17-year-old minor was arrested on September 20, and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, misprision of a felony and accessory after the fact in connection with Jarvis’ murder.
Jarvis’ bullet riddled body was found in the area of Estate Bellevue. It is reported that he was shot after an argument with Ralph Titre.
Titre, who surrendered to police a day after the murder, has been charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree assault, possession of a firearms during the commission of a crime of violence, and reckless endangerment.
Police said investigations led to the minor who was believed to be in possession of the murder weapon.
He was placed in protective custody pending further action before the Superior Court’s Family Division.
The victim, Jarvis, is originally from the village of Grand Bay.