Police Announce Arrest In Clayton Homicide

Photo by John Payne

CLAYTON – Clayton Police announced today (Monday) an arrest in the homicide of 16 year-old Jayden Shamar Jones. Jones was shot and killed December 5 around 8:22pm in the parking lot of the clubhouse at the Pines at Glen Laurel Apartment complex off NC Highway 42 East.

Witnesses said this white passenger car sped away from the scene of the apartment complex following the fatal shooting. Photo provided by Clayton Police

Officers who responded to the scene were told a white passenger car fled from the area after the fatal shots were fired. Police pursued the suspect vehicle on Highway 70 and Main Street in Clayton at times in excess of 100 miles per hour. Police lost sight of the vehicle near the Wake County line.

Roberto Munoz

Clayton Police said, with the assistance of Raleigh Police, 18 year-old Roberto Munoz of Raleigh was arrested December 22 and charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and felony fleeing to elude arrest.

Photo by John Payne

Clayton Police detectives said the murder of Jayden Jones remains under investigation and additional charges are anticipated.

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