Michael Lamont Davis, a 22-year-old black man, was shot and killed Friday, June 26, in the 600 block of East Avenue H-14 in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
The incident began when a motorist stuck and injured Davis’ dog, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Victor Lewandowski.
“There was a confrontation about, ‘You hurt my dog. I need some money for the vet,’” Lewandowski told The Times.
The motorist, who witnesses said was driving a black pickup truck, left but returned sometime later and shot Davis in a parking lot on East Avenue H-14, Lewandowski said.
When deputies arrived, Davis was bleeding and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:52 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Witnesses described the shooter as a black, male, and in his early 20s, according to a Sheriff’s Department news ...
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