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Police looking for suspect wanted for attempted murder

Christopher Thornton  (Source: WAFB) Christopher Thornton (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Baton Rouge Police are searching for a suspect who is wanted on three counts of attempted first degree murder.

Police say Christopher Deandre Thornton, 20, was involved in a shooting in the 1400 block of North 44th Street. The shooting happened on Dec. 18 around 3 p.m

Investigators say Thornton shot at a vehicle multiple times as it proceeded on 44th Street. The vehicle was occupied by two males who suffered gunshot wounds and one unharmed female. The victims were able to drive themselves to a local hospital where they were treated. Thornton's last known address was on South 11th Street.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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