Man charged with shooting, killing truck driver appears in court

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SHELBY COUNTY. Tenn. — James Huddleston, 27, an his attorney stood before a judge Friday morning.

Huddleston faces a first-degree murder charge, accused of shooting and killing a 30-year-old truck driver names Dajuante Stuart.

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FOX13 spoke to Huddleston’s attorney who said he’s requesting a mental evaluation for his client.

“He was just arraigned today and set for a new court date,” said Christian Johnson, Huddleston’s attorney.