Police: St. Louis man shot to death in car was buying drugs

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 30, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 31 at 10:22 AM

Detectives investigating homicide after body found in car in North City

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(KMOV) -- Police are searching for a suspect who shot a man to death during a drug deal in north St. Louis on Sunday.

According to police, 28-year-old James Turman was discovered dead with numerous gunshot wounds in the 8900 block of Riverview around 2 p.m.

Police say Turman was sitting in the passenger seat of a car and buying drugs when he was shot in the legs and stomach by the suspect. Turman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say the suspect fled the scene on foot.

The investigation is ongoing.

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