Police make arrest in 1994 Spring Valley murder

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After more than 17 years, police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a Spring Valley community leader.

Daniel Jean Baptiste, 68, has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Rene Charles in Oct. 1994.

Police say Charles was shot in the back and side as he got out of his car. He founded the Rockland Haitian Center in 1970, which helped Haitians with immigration and legal issues.

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