Arrest made in connection to Sims shooting

Baton Rouge Police announced an arrest made in connection to the death of former LSU basketball player Wayde Sims a day after the fatal shooting occurred.

Police said Dyteon Simpson, 20, was arrested Saturday morning and booked on charges of second degree murder after finding DNA matching Simpson’s on glasses found at the scene of the crime.

Police said Sims stepped into the altercation in an attempt to aid his friend when Simpson fatally shot Sims.

Bond for Simpson has reportedly been set at $350,000.

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Tyler Nunez was named Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag in September 2018. He covers LSU football and basketball and is a graduate of the LSU Manship School of Journalism.

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