Arrest made in fatal shooting of man sitting in car

10:30 AM, May 6, 2010   |    comments
Cortez McClinton
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KSDK -- A St. Louis man is in custody, accused of a shooting a man to death late last month.

29-year-old Cortez McClinton of the 3100 block of Potomac is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action.  He is in jail with no bond.

Police said that around 12:40 a.m. on April 24, 28-year-old Bryan Reed and a friend were sitting in a vehicle in the 3100 block of Oregon.

Investigators determined that while the two were in the car, McClinton allegedly walked up to the vehicle and opened fire.  Reed died at the scene.   His friend was not hurt.

No word yet on a motive for the killing.


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