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Man charged in connection with Brooklyn murder

Posted at 1:56 PM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-21 13:56:43-04

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — Police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of a 45-year-old man inside a Brooklyn apartment building.

Christopher Chandler, 34, has been charged with the April murder of Brooklyn resident Kenric Tomlin, 45, officials said.

Tomlin was found unconscious and unresponsive by police around 3:20 p.m. on April 21 in the hallway of the Gates Patchen apartment complex. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The shooting took place in the apartment building where Chandler resided.