Band's singer gets one year in jail

Posted by Terry Alexander

LOUISA, VA (WWBT) - 23 year old Christopher Atkinson, who is the lead singer of the Virginia Beach band "Celebrity Gunfight", plead guilty Monday in Louisa to soliciting a minor for nude pictures.

He was sentenced to one year in jail.

Authorities say Atkinson met the 16 year old girl at one of his concerts and the two remained in touch by cell phone.

At one point, police say the singer sent a nude picture of himself to the teen and asked that she do the same, which she did.

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