A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally shot his neighbor after an argument escalated.
It happened at a home on Lovejoy Road in Green Township just before 1 a.m.
The Indiana County coroner's office identifies the victim as 23-year-old Derrick Michael Davis, of Commodore. State police describe the argument as both verbal and physical. Police say Davis may have been involved in an altercation with a female friend before he and Lantz started arguing. Lantz then retrieved a firearm, which he fired at Davis, striking him once, troopers said.
Online court records show James Eugene Lantz, 27, of Commodore, is scheduled to appear at 9 a.m.in Indiana District Court before District Judge Guy Haberl, who was on call for all criminal incidents in the county over the weekend.
Lantz fled the area but returned at 10:40 a.m. Saturday and was taken into custody without incident, according to a report.