In recent years, several drug-related homicides and shootings have caused public fear and given the city of Huntington a bad reputation.
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Eddrick Clark, 18, of South Point, Ohio, was killed May 22, 2005 along Charleston Avenue. Also killed that night were Donte Ward, 19, of Huntington, Michael Dillon, 17, of Huntington, and Megan Poston, 16, of Barboursville. Authorities believe the quadruple homicide involved drug thefts and the dealer's revenge.