The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides

Justified Homicides

Steven Hurston

Date: 03/26/2016

Gender: Male

Age: 19

Race: Black

Time: 12:00 a.m.

Status: Justified

What happened:

Steven Hurston, 19, is shot to death while apparently attempting to rob another man. The shooter, 30-year-old Joshua Smith, tells police that Hurston pointed a gun at him and demanded money.

Note: Justified homicides are included in The Toll. After investigation, officials have determined that this homicide was justified.

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