Welcome to the world baby Christopher Kyle Yonnes.

Christopher is the first baby of the new year in Shreveport-Bossier. The baby was born on January 1, 2017, at 12:38 a.m. He is the son of Sierra Madrigal and Brandon Yonnes of Bossier City. Chris, as he will be called, weighs 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and is 19.1 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. Gregory Blanton.

This is the first child for the couple. They chose to name the baby in memory of Navy SEAL Christopher Kyle, the decorated American sniper, and in honor of the men in Brandon’s family who served in the military.