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Robert Thompson, left, and Briston Smith Jr.

Two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Charles Holsey, Chattanooga police said today.

Robert Thompson, 18, is charged with felony murder, especially aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. 

Briston Smith, 18, was arrested on March 5. He also faces a felony murder charge.

Holsey was shot to death on March 2. 

A juvenile was also arrested but will not be identified unless a judge decides to charge the juvenile as an adult.

In Thompson's affidavit, police laid out what they believe happened that night.

A witness who was with Holsey told police that Holsey went to North Chattanooga to sell drugs. She said Holsey expected to meet a man that Holsey knew from his time attending Berry College. She said he had sold drugs to this man before.

However, when Holsey arrived at 310 Sylvan Street, two black men that neither the witness nor Holsey knew got into the car. The witness said one of the men, who investigators later identified as Smith, tried to steal the drugs and keep the money.

She said Holsey fought with the man. She said Smith told the other man to "Shoot him," and then she heard two gunshots, according to the affidavit.

Holsey then drove away, but crashed his vehicle a few minutes later at 700 North Market Street. He was taken to Erlanger where he died. He was shot once in the back.

Holsey is the fourth person in Chattanooga to be shot and killed so far this year. The teenager studied at Berry College in Georgia for a year, from fall of 2013 until fall of 2014, a spokeswoman at the college said. He withdrew from the school in December 2014 and was planning to transfer to UTC.

A family friend said Holsey, who went by the nickname "Chas," was outgoing, a good kid and a dedicated student. The friend asked to remain anonymous out of respect for his family.

Stay with the Times Free Press for updates on this developing story.

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