Man Shoots and Kills His Attacker in a Crestline Parking Lot

Man Shoots and Kills His Attacker in a Crestline Parking Lot
Photo: Goodwin & Sons Market

A man was assaulted by another man in a Goodwin & Sons Market parking lot late on the night of July 11th, which led him to shoot and kill his assailant.

The 27-year-old man was exiting the market, located at 24089 Lake Gregory Drive in Crestline, when he encountered three intimidating men in the parking lot.

He recognized one of the men from a previous incident in January of this year. The January incident involved an assault which resulted in his hospitalization. Fearing for his safety as the men taunted him, he grabbed a gun out of his car.

One of the three subjects, 29-year-old Sammy Lee Davis of Crestline, “grabbed the victim’s shirt and punched him multiple times,” according to the written release. “The victim fired his gun, striking Davis and stopping the assault.”

The San Bernadino Police Department responded to the scene after receiving a call at 9:17 PM about the shots fired. They “found Sammy Davis on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound and an off-duty nurse administering medical aid.” Davis was transported to St. Bernadine’s Hospital for medical attention but did not survive his wounds. He was pronounced deceased at 10:12 PM.

The man who fired the shots was not arrested, and his name has not been released. The case is expected to be reviewed by the District Attorney’s Office in order to determine further action.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Eric Ogaz, Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail at (909)387-3589. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can contact WeTip at 800-78CRIME or

Man Shoots and Kills His Attacker in a Crestline Parking Lot was last modified: July 19th, 2019 by admin
Categories: San Bernardino
Tags: gun, shooting

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