19-year-old arrested for allegedly killing man

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RICHMOND (KRON)—Richmond police arrested a 19-year-old for allegedly killing a man Monday morning.

The shooting happened around 10:55 a.m. on S. 47th St.

When officers arrived, they found Javonte Prothro, 29, slumped over his car.

Prothro later died of his injuries.

A team of detectives investigated the case. From their findings and help from the community, they identified Dawaun Rice, 19, as a suspect.

An arrest warrant was issued and police arrested Rice in Vallejo on Wednesday.

The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office formally filed charges against Rice for Prothro’s murder

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