NEW HANOVER CO. -- In a press conference Monday, District Attorney Ben David announced Christopher Long has been charged with second degree murder.
Long was involved in the shooting of 18-year-old Peyton Strickland. He and two other deputies were serving a warrant on Strickland. He was accused of stealing Playstation 3's from a UNCW student.
Long was dismissed from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office last week.
There will be no charges against the other two deputies.
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