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Man charged in connection with deadly 2014 shooting on Citadel Drive

10 months 2 weeks 41 minutes ago March 10, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 Thursday, March 10 2016 March 10, 2016 3:10 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police reported the arrest of a man accused in a deadly shooting and killing that happened on Citadel Drive in December of 2014.

21-year-old Christopher Thornton, who was already in jail for an unrelated incident prior to his arrest, now faces charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery.

The arrest comes after BRPD detectives were able to collect evidence and gather witness testimony that connected Thornton the murder of 22-year-old Christian Allen on Dec. 18 of 2014 in the 2600 block of Citadel Drive.

Allen was found deceased in a driveway after what police believe was a possible robbery attempt.

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