BR police make arrest in killing on North 23rd Street _lowres

Michael Collins, 39

A man accused of shooting dead another man last month was arrested Thursday night, police said.

A Crime Stoppers tip led police to 650 North Ardenwood Drive around 9:30 p.m., where they found Michael Collins, 39, of 1500 North 23rd St., said Baton Rouge Police Cpl. L’Jean McKneely, in a news release.

Police say Collins shot and killed 28-year-old Levi Alexander Sept. 14 in the 1700 block of North 23rd Street.

Collins was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on counts of second degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm and illegal use of a weapon.