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1 Arrested After Fatal Shooting Of Robert Landstra In Linda

LINDA (CBS13) -- A 60-year-old man was arrested after a person was shot dead outside of an apartment complex in Linda, authorities said Thursday.

Laurence Lang from Linda was located driving at around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday and taken into custody. He was booked into the Yuba County Jail on $1-million bail and faces charges related to the homicide.

The Yuba County Sheriff's Office said several 911 callers reported a shooting more than four hours earlier at around 6 p.m. from Country Club Court.

The victim — identified as Linda resident Robert Landstra, 43 — was shot multiple times and declared dead at the scene.

Several residents and witnesses in the area were able to identify Lang as the shooter due to him being a known figure to many in the neighborhood, authorities said. A description of Lang and his vehicle were given to investigators.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

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