Victim identified in NE Side stabbing; teen arrested in man's death

Police: Leland Duncan McCoy IV, 44, stabbed to death by Xzavien Davis-Johnson

By Van Darden - Managing Editor

SAN ANTONIO - An argument over a dog ended in the fatal stabbing of a man and the arrest of a 17-year-old on a charge of murder, San Antonio police said.

Leland Duncan McCoy IV, 44, was pronounced dead around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday after the argument at an apartment in the 8400 block of Quail Creek, police said.

Police investigators said Xzavien Davis-Johnson, 17, stabbed McCoy in the chest following the argument.

By the time police and emergency officials arrived, Davis-Johnson had fled, but returned to the apartment a short time later and was arrested.

A police spokesman said Davis-Johnson is being held on house arrest. A mugshot has not been released to the media.

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