published Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Suspect arrested in Aug. 5 Tunnel Boulevard slaying

A man suspected in an Aug. 5 homicide on Tunnel Boulevard has been arrested, according to Chattanooga police.

Langdon Strickland, 28, was arrested and charged with criminal homicide Saturday, police spokesman Nathan Hartwig said in a news release.

The shooting was reported at 8:43 a.m. Aug. 5. Police said they believed the victim, Darrell Lane, had been targeted.

Strickland was arrested at a Microtel Inn in the Atlanta area and is awaiting extradition to Tennessee, Hartwig said.

U.S. Marshals also were involved in the investigation, Hartwig said.

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