LAKE LOS ANGELES – A man was shot and killed in Lake Los Angeles Tuesday evening, authorities said.
The incident was reported around 7:30 p.m., and happened in the 38600 Block of 159th Street East, according to Sheriff’s Department press report.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
UPDATED 3/20/13@ 12:22 p.m.
The fatal shooting was the end result of a dispute between neighbors, officials said.
Michael Robert Norton, who lives next door from the victim, has been arrested for the murder, according to LASD inmate records.
Norton, 58, and the victim were arguing in a garage before the shooting, according to homicide detectives at the scene. Norton left the garage but came back and allegedly shot the victim, detectives at the scene said.
The victim, who was a single parent, died at the scene. His children were at home during the incident, according to published reports.
Norton was arrested at the scene and booked for murder around 11:45 p.m. at the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station, with bail set at $1 million.
Norton is due in court Thursday to answer charges.
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The shooting victim has been identified as 46-year-old William Kenneth Mayes of Lancaster, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.