Teammate accused of killing Edna Karr student-athlete arrested
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police have identified a 19-year-old accused of killing Edna Karr student-athlete Keyron Ross last month.
The New Orleans Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Tyrese Carter.
Police say Ross, 18, was found shot in the 3800 block of Texas Drive in Algiers on Wed., Jan. 26. He was transported to a hospital where he later died.
Carter is wanted on one count of second-degree murder.
Ross was the kicker on the school’s football team and the catcher for the Cougars’ baseball team.
According to MaxPreps, the two played baseball together.
Anyone with information on Carter’s whereabouts is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Det. Walter Edmond at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.
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