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RAW VIDEO | New Albany Police hold news conf. about arrest of murder suspect

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Jordan Richie (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Jordan Richie (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a man who was wanted for a murder that took place in Floyd County, Indiana.

According to New Albany Police, 20-year-old Jordan Richie has been charged with murder in connection with the Aug. 24 shooting death of 32-year-old Troy Redd.

It happened at the Cross Creek Apartments on Green Valley Road in New Albany around 3 a.m. Police say Redd's body was found on a sidewalk at the apartment complex -- and that he'd died from a single gunshot.

Friends at the scene described him as a loving father.

"He always took care of himself, and he always took care of his kids," said Jarrett Walters, a friend of Richie's. "He always talked about his kids. His kids were always first."

On Monday afternoon, Louisville Metro Police saw Richie getting into a silver Ford Mustang on Rockford Lane, a few blocks west of Graston Avenue. Police say they recognized him as a suspect wanted for murder.

According to the arrest report, police found a gun "partially concealed under a sweatshirt" in the back seat.

Police say Richie was "very slow to respond to commands." Officers allegedly found a small bag of marijuana, as well as a separate bag containing Xanax and Oxycontin, on his person.

Richie was arrested on a warrant out of Floyd County, Indiana, for Redd's murder. He is also charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled substances out of Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson blasted Richie's alleged actions during a news conference with New Albany Police.

"If, in fact, a person chooses to come here and engage in this kind of activity, they will be found, they will be hunted down, they'll be held accountable and it will be every attempt for me to send them to prison for a very long time," Henderson said.

Henderson said that gambling had been taking place in the parking lot where the shooting took place. He said the gambling involved "a fairly large sum of money."

Redd's daughter was born just weeks after his murder.

"She looks just like my son -- identical to my son," said Martean Brown, Redd's mother, in September. 

"Mr. Redd was somebody's father, and was somebody's son, and it was very important to us to act diligently to put all efforts forward to find the person responsible," said New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey.

Authorities say cooperation from witnesses, as well as surveillance video, helped New Albany detectives crack their only murder case this year.

"New Albany is a very safe community and this is a crime that's shocking," Bailey said.

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