Michael Whitaker Jr., 39

MANSFIELD, La - One man is dead and another in jail follow a shooting about 5:45 p.m. in Mansfield.

Police said it happened at the Kwik Snack convenience store in the 500 block of Washington Street.

Rashard Warmsley, 20, was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead on arrival.

Michael Whitaker Jr., 39, was booked into the DeSoto Parish Detention Center on a charge of second-degree murder.

Mansfield police and DeSoto sheriff's investigators are conducting a joint investigation. 

A motive for the shooting was still under investigation. 

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