SHOOTOUT ENDS IN DEATH LANCASTER MAN KILLED.PALMDALE - A Lancaster man was shot to death early Saturday in a parking-lot gunbattle on East Palmdale Boulevard, sheriff's officials said.
Hurricane Lee, 26, and a companion had exchanged stares with two other men inside the Que Ricos restaurant before the shooting, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
``They were just staring stare
v. stared, star·ing, stares
1. To look directly and fixedly, often with a wide-eyed gaze. See Synonyms at gaze.
2. To be conspicuous; stand out.
3. at one another. There were no words exchanged,'' Deputy Sonia Parra said.
Homicide homicide (hŏm`əsīd), in law, the taking of human life. Homicides that are neither justifiable nor excusable are considered crimes. A criminal homicide committed with malice is known as murder, otherwise it is called manslaughter. detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the approximately 2 a.m. shooting, Parra said.
According to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. homicide detectives, Lee and his companion had exchanged intense stares with two men in the restaurant, which is in the 400 block of East Palmdale Boulevard, Parra said.
When Lee and his companion walked outside the restaurant, a gunbattle broke out between them and the other two men, Parra said.
Lee was hit by a bullet and died in the parking lot, officials said.
The two suspects were last seen heading west on foot from the restaurant. They were described as African-American men in their mid-20s and wearing dark clothing.
Anyone with information on the shooting or suspects was asked to call the Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. County Sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500.
This was Palmdale's fourth slaying this year.
In January, Lyman Guillroy, 36, of Palmdale was shot to death in his minivan, and Carol Stacy Evjen, 49, was found beaten to death near the Barrel Springs jogging jogging
Aerobic exercise involving running at an easy pace. Jogging (1967) by Bill Bowerman and W.E. Harris boosted jogging's popularity for fitness, weight loss, and stress relief. trail. In April, Carlos Antonio Madera, 27, of Llano lla·no
n. pl. lla·nos
A large, grassy, almost treeless plain, especially one in Latin America.
[Spanish, plain, from Latin pl was stabbed outside of a Palmdale Boulevard bar.
Suspects in Evjen's and Madera's deaths have been arrested.
Investigators check the crime scene of a fatal shooting hours earlier Saturday outside of Que Ricos, a Palmdale restaurant.
Jeff Goldwater/Staff Photographer