Man Run Over And Killed After Dispute Inside Coney Island

Police say it was intentional

WWJ News
September 11, 2019 - 10:26 am

(WWJ) A fight inside a Coney Island led to a hit and run death in the parking lot Wednesday morning, police said.

Two men were fighting when the argument spilled outside, into the parking lot of the 8 Mile Grill, on 8 Mile Road near Livernois, early Wednesday morning.

One of the men got into his car and allegedly ran over the other; The 58-year-old victim was dead when emergency workers arrived.

Dave Lampkin, who works at the restaurant, says he knew the victim.

"He was here getting something to eat. He had a little altercation with a guy about his girl," he told WWJ's Charlie Langton, "and that was that."

Police are on the hunt for the driver, who had a woman with him in the vehicle.

The suspect's vehicle is a burgundy 2015 Ford pickup truck.