PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Matt Chisholm, Homicide Unit
The Honorable Curtis Fiorini sentenced Lorenzo McCoy to 25 years to life in prison. On March 30, 2022, a jury convicted McCoy of the second-degree murder of Onaje Lynch. The jury also found true a personal use of a firearm allegation.
On December 7, 2020, McCoy and the victim got into an argument behind the Wienerschnitzel in Del Paso Heights. McCoy approached the victim and put a loaded, cocked pistol to his chest. A struggle ensued and the gun fired, hitting and killing the victim. At the time of the murder, McCoy was on probation from a 2019 felony assault and was prohibited from possessing a firearm. The firearm used in the murder was never recovered.