Arrest made in 2012 Baton Rouge murder

Arrest made in 2012 Baton Rouge murder

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man who was already in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on an attempted murder charge has also been charged with a second degree murder that happened in Jan. 2012.

Baton Rouge Police say 23-year-old Christopher Noble shot 43-year-old Toney Banks at 2 p.m. on January 3, 2012. Police say Banks was shot multiple times while he was in his vehicle in the 6100 block of Blackberry. He then drove himself to a business in the 6100 block of Greenwell Springs Road where he flagged down help.

EMS responded and took Banks to the hospital where he later died.

Police say a witness came forward on Oct. 29 and provided information that Noble stated he killed Banks. Police say Banks was abusive to Noble's mother during their relationship.

Noble has been charged with second degree murder and illegal use of dangerous weapons.

Noble was also wanted for an attempted second degree murder of a 35-year-old man after the man was found in his driveway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting happened on Callahan Street, which is near Greenwell Springs Road and North Ardenwood Drive, around 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 1.

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