Crime Fighters: Who killed Stacy Davis?

The family of a man gunned down in early March believes a mistake in identity may have led to his death. They hope a tip from the public will lead to justice in his case.

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- The family of a man gunned down a few weeks ago believes his death was likely the result of mistaken identity. Now they're hoping a tip from you will result in justice for them. Here's Rick Williams with tonight's Crime Fighters report.


RICK WILLIAMS: 21-year-old Stacy Elliott Davis was driving through Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section on Thursday, March 11th at about 12:26 AM. Police were called to the area of Easton Road and Lowber Street for reports of gunshots.

SANTO MONTECALVO: Upon their arrival, police seen the accident and observed a male who was later ID'd as Stacy Davis, 21 years old, inside a gray 2006 Honda Accord with apparent gunshot wounds.

RICK WILLIAMS: After Davis was shot, the car he was driving crashed into several other cars and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

SANTO MONTECALVO: The Citizens Crime Commission is administering a $20,000 reward posted by the City of Philadelphia for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who committed this act.

RICK WILLIAMS: All you have to do is call the Crime Commission at 215-546-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous. Davis's family believes this was a mistake in identity.

SANTO MONTECALVO: Information that we received from the family is that Stacy was not from around that area and was just passing through.

RICK WILLIAMS: For Crime Fighters, I'm Rick Williams for Action News at 10 on PHL17.