Man killed in West Oak Lane domestic disturbance

A young man is dead following a domestic dispute in West Oak Lane Friday night. According to police, the trouble began when Robert Daughtry, 27, was involved with a fight with his girlfriend on the 7200 block of Pittville Street.

At some point during the fight, Daughtry left the house, police say. He returned later with a gun and got into a fire fight with the brother of the woman he was fighting with, who also lived at the house.

“He left the house and returned firing a weapon into the house,” said Sgt. Charles Coan of the homicide division. “The occupant of the house fired one shot at him and struck him in the chest.”

Police transported Daughtry to Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 6:19 a.m. Saturday.

Coan said no arrests have been made in the case, but the homicide division will transfer the case files to the District Attorney’s Office Monday for follow up.

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