New Jersey teen gets 19 years in prison for fatal 2019 shooting

Jayden Rodriguez pleaded guilty to manslaughter, according to the DA's office.

News 12 Staff

Aug 10, 2022, 7:35 PM

Updated 619 days ago

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A New Jersey teen was sentenced to 19 years in prison for killing a Spring Valley man back in 2019.
Jayden Rodriguez pleaded guilty to manslaughter, according to the DA's office.
Rodriguez admitted he entered an apartment building and fired numerous shots at 20-year-old Emerson Jean-Baptiste, who was later pronounced dead at Nyack Hospital.
Rodriguez was arrested the day after Jean-Baptiste died.


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