Crime Stoppers: Man wanted on four attempted murder charges

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is looking for Christopher Thornton, 20, for what they are calling three separate, unrelated cases.

From October 2014 to January 2015, the BRPD says that Thornton allegedly had sex with and smoked marijuana with a girl who was under the age of 17.

On December 18, 2014, Thornton allegedly shot into a car in the 1400 block of North 44th street that had three people in it. Two out of the three were shot and needed medical attention.

On January 5, 2015, Thornton allegedly shot a man multiple times in the 1100 block of North 39th street, causing life-threatening injuries. Victims involved in the December 18 and January 5 shootings all survived their injuries.

Christopher Thornton is wanted on multiple charges, including contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, three counts of attempted first degree murder, and one count of attempted second degree murder.

Anyone with information on Thornton's whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP.

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