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Shreveport man accused in 2009 murder

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Timothy Thomas,33 (Source: Shreveport City Jail) Timothy Thomas,33 (Source: Shreveport City Jail)
The Shreveport Fire Department Dive Team searched for a weapon on April 26th that may have been used in the 2009 murder of Shannon Golston. (Courtesy: melindan64@bellsouth.net) The Shreveport Fire Department Dive Team searched for a weapon on April 26th that may have been used in the 2009 murder of Shannon Golston. (Courtesy: melindan64@bellsouth.net)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Shreveport police arrested a local man Wednesday afternoon in connection with a brutal 2009 murder.

Shreveport Police Department Sgt. Bill Goodin says investigators obtained an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Timothy Thomas charging him with 2nd degree murder in the shooting death of 33-year-old Shannon Golston. Goodin says Thomas allegedly shot Golston on September 14, 2009 at the Southern Village Apartments in the 3500 block of West 70th Street.

Goodin says Thomas was taken to the Shreveport City Jail with a bond of $750,000.

Goodin says police also found a handgun last week they believe was used in the shooting. Investigators say they expect to make more arrests in this case. Anyone with information about this murder should call Shreveport investigators at 318-673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.

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