Ex-Rutgers LB Lester Liston Jr. charged with murder

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Former Rutgers linebacker Lester Liston Jr. was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder in connection with a July 30 homicide, according to Dominic Adams of Mlive.com.

The 22-year-old is accused of fatally shooting 44-year-old Larry James Dunn in what the Genesee County Prosecutor's Office said appears to be a revenge killing.

He also faces charges of felony firearm, possession with intent to deliver cocaine less than 50 grams, and careless discharge of a firearm causing injury or death.

A 30-year-old woman was injured in the incident as well, according to court documents.

Liston spent two seasons with the Scarlet Knights, recording 31 tackles over that span before being dismissed from the program in March of 2015.

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