The Big Bloody: Man Killed in Drive-By on Martin Luther King Drive


James Caston, 21, was shot and killed yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Billups

According to police, Caston was walking down the sidewalk around 3:30 p.m. when a blue pickup truck approached and several shots were fired. Caston was hit twice in the head and pronounced dead a local hospital.

The suspects were described by witnesses only as two black males. 

A police investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding any of this homicide is encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

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