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What Happened To Tom Lister Jr?

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Reports that have flooded the social media yesterday has it that Tom Lester Jr. Popularly known as Big Sam Debo lost his life yesterday.

According to reports from sources, Big Sam Debo was fatally shot by Los Angeles deputies after he pointed a firearm at them.

According to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the officers had received a call about a man in the middle of the street holding a firearm about 1:50 a.m. at the intersection of Van Ness Avenue and Van Wick Street.

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As deputies arrived at the scene, they saw a man pointing a firearm at a vehicle that was passing by, Sheriff’s Lt. Brandon Dean told KTLA.

“As the deputies immediately exited their vehicle and told the suspect to drop the weapon, the suspect turned and pointed the weapon at the deputies, at which time a deputy-involved shooting occurred,” Dean said.

Deputies then quickly worked to render aid to the man, he was rushed to the hospital where medics pronounced him dead.

Actor and Singer, Ice Cube took to his Twitter handle to mourn the death of Big Sam who he said was the inspiration behind the character Debo.

In a series of tweets, he wrote – Rest In Peace Big Sam (the inspiration behind the character Debo) killed by L.A. Deputies last night.

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