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Alleged Arkansas gang member arrested in South L.A.

Image: Map shows approximate location of where Smith was found in South L.A. Source: Google MapsAn alleged Blood gang member wanted for murder and robbery in Little Rock, Ark., has been taken into custody at a house in South Los Angeles, authorities said Thursday.

U.S. marshals and L.A. County sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher T. “Big Curious” Smith, 20, on Tuesday night at a house near 60th Street and Harvard Avenue, according to a sheriff’s report.

In May, Smith allegedly shot and killed two people during a robbery in Little Rock, then fled and was said to be hiding out with Blood gang members in Los Angeles.

Smith was featured in several news media broadcasts, including "America’s Most Wanted," according to the report.

He was booked on an out-of-state felony murder warrant and was being held without bail pending extradition to Arkansas.

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 -- Sam Quinones

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Image: Map shows approximate location of where Smith was found in South L.A. Source: Google Maps

 
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