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Family seeks justice in 10-year-old murder

Posted at 11:27 PM, Jun 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-16 02:32:23-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A shadow will always be cast over father's day for a local family, that suffered a tragic loss.

Exactly 10 years ago Darnell Smith was shot outside of his aunt's Emerald Hills home. He was 20-years- old.

His family is now asking for the public's help finding the killer. Smith was heading to his aunt's home to drop off his cousins.

A gunman jumped out of a car and fired, killing smith. He worked at Cox Communications and was a student at Mesa College. 

Witnesses described the suspect's vehicle as a black Ford Escape with tinted windows. Cox Communications is offering a $2,500 reward, in addition to the $1,000 Crime Stoppers Reward. 

If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.