Chester man charged in June fatal shooting

Devonte Perkins, 18, was arrested Sept. 21, 2017, and charged with the fatal shooting of Blane Jones Jr., 34, in June.

Authorities on Thursday apprehended an 18-year-old man in Chester wanted for a fatal shooting in June.

Devonte Perkins, of Chester, was taken into custody without incident about 11:15 a.m. in the Sun Village section of the city. Perkins was arraigned Thursday night on charges of third-degree murder and possession of an instrument of crime, and was being held without bail.

Perkins was wanted in the fatal shooting of 34-year-old Blane Jones Jr. on June 27 in Chester. Jones died the next day.