Japaris Baker in court Tues. on murder and assault charges

Japaris Baker in court Tues. on murder and assault charges

HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - A Henderson man was in court Tuesday on murder and assault charges.

18-year-old Japaris Baker is accused of firing into a crowd outside Thomason’s Banquet Hall during a party in July.

Henderson Police say in the news release, Japaris Baker, 18, of Henderson was arrested for Assault, regarding the shooting of two of the people on Atkinson Street.
Henderson Police say in the news release, Japaris Baker, 18, of Henderson was arrested for Assault, regarding the shooting of two of the people on Atkinson Street. (Source: Henderson County Detention Center)

Police say one of the bullets hit 19-year-old Jai’Waun Wadlington of Evansville.

Police say 18-year-old Travon Garrett and Johnel Henderson were both treated for gunshot wounds to the leg.

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