JPSO: Arrest made in weekend Harvey murder

JPSO: Arrest made in weekend Harvey murder

HARVEY, LA (WVUE) - Police made an arrest in the murder of an Algiers man in Harvey this weekend.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, officers arrested 28-year-old Reginald Bradley in connection with the shooting death of 28-year-old Kenneth Clark.

According to Sheriff Newell Normand officers were sent out on reports of gunshots in the 4200 block of Lac Bienville around 12:36 p.m. on March 7. When they arrived they found Clark's body with multiple gunshot wounds in front of 4249 Lac Bienville Apt. D. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Witnesses told homicide detectives that a black male in his 30s, about 6'1-to-6'2" tall with a white shirt partially covering his face was seen driving away immediately after the shooting in an early 2000's model blue Ford Taurus. Police used cameras in the area to link the car to Ebony Bradley, Reginald Bradley's sister. According to police, Reginald Bradley fit the description given by witnesses.

Upon locating the car in Ebony Bradley's driveway, detectives took both Bradley's in for questioning. Ebony told police that Reginald used her car to pick up her daughter from the Tallow Tree area, leaving around 11 a.m. and returning around 12:30 p.m.

Reginald also told police he used his sister's car to pick up her daughter, but added that he went to the block where the murder occured to visit a friend, leaving his niece in the car. When police asked him about his involvement in the homicide, Reginald refused to speak and requested an attorney. Police obtained an arrest warrant for Reginald Bradley and booked him on one count of second degree murder in the death of Kenneth Clark.

JPSO officials say Bradley has an extensive criminal history with arrests for armed robbery, carjacking, theft, unauthorized use of a moveable, battery on a police officer, escape, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of stolen things, possession of a firearm with a controlled dangerous substance, attempted theft, criminal damage to property, disturbing the peace and trespassing.

Officials also say Carter has a significant criminal history with arrests for armed robbery, simple robbery, aggravated battery, unlawful use of body armor, theft, simple assault, resisting arrest, felon in possession of a firearm, second degree murder, obscenity, second degree battery, obstruction of justice, possession of stolen things along with introducing contraband into a correctional facility.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the JPSO homicide division at 504-364-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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