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Concord police arrest gambler who allegedly killed man in Reno over missing motorcycle

CONCORD — A man arrested here earlier this month was wanted for allegedly gunning down a fellow gambler on the grounds of a casino in Reno.
Reno resident Christopher Meecham, 50, was arrested on the 2100 block of Frederick Street in Conocrd on March 1. He was wanted on charged that he murdered David McMillan over a dispute involving a motorcycle, according to court records.
When he was arrested, Meecham was found to be in possession of a fraudulent passport, police said.
Christopher Meecham was arrested in Concord in connection with a homicide in Reno. 
On Feb. 26, McMillan, 53, of Reno, was shot and killed at the Boomtown Casino & Hotel, at 2100 Boomtown Garson Road in Reno. The shooting, as well as interactions between McMillan and his killer, were caught on video, according to court records.
A little before 7 p.m. that night, McMillan and a man, later identified as Meecham, got into an argument inside the casino. The video shows McMillan abruptly walking away from Meecham during the confrontation, then exit the casino.
Meanwhile, Meecham was allegedly seen on video going to his car, retrieving something from the trunk, then heading over to where McMillan was standing by some cars, a few yards away. The video shows him shooting McMillan, according to court records.
Police later interviewed both men’s girlfriends, who told them that Meecham and McMillan had a confrontation at a different Reno casino two or three weeks prior, where Meecham angrily confronted McMillan about getting a motorcycle back.
Meecham was prohibited from owning a gun, due to a prior conviction related to drug sales, according to records.

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