Arrest made in shooting deaths of two SU students

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An arrest has been made in the shooting deaths of two Southern University students.  25 year old Brandon Christopher Henderson was arrested Thursday morning. 

Henderson is charged with two counts of second degree murder and illegal use of a weapon for the shooting deaths of Lashuntae Benton and Annette January on April 10.

Detectives received ballistic analysis results that furthered the investigation. 

In his most recent interview, Henderson admitted to firing the first shots that led to the exchange of gunfire that ended the life of Benton and January.

The shooting is still under investigation with more arrested to come. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the BRPD Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crimestoppers at 344-7867.

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