Three Convicted in Death of Man Shot 12 Times in Lancaster
Three men were found guilty Thursday in connection with the death of a Lancaster man who was shot 12 times during street brawl.
Terrell Henderson, 22, Randy “Bam” Sullivan, 36, and Joshua Lockett, 21, were all found guilty of second degree murder in the death of Brandon Houston, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
The crime occurred on Nov. 29, 2012 after Houston and his live-in girlfriend got into an argument, the release stated.
The girlfriend called her sister to come and get her but instead, prosecutors said the sister sent Henderson, Sullivan and Lockett to pick her up.
When they arrived an argument broke out between the three men and Houston, the release stated. The men left but promised to return, according to court testimony.
Later in the day the defendants returned to the home with two other men and a street brawl erupted
During the fight, one of the men who arrived with the three defendants walked up to Houston and shot him 12 times, killing him, according to the prosecutor.
The shooter and the other man brought to the home by the defendants were still at large.
Henderson faced 35 years to life in state prison. Sullivan and Lockett faced 17-years-to-life and 15-years-to-life prison sentences, respectively.
Sentencing was set for May 9.