Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives responded to a shooting incident early Wednesday (4/13) afternoon. At about 12:34 p.m., deputies and detectives responded to a residence in the 3900 block of W Bolsa Drive. Upon arrival, deputies observed a deceased adult male subject located inside a truck on the property. The deceased male subject is identified as Carl Lee Davis, 32.
The tenant and property owner Ralph M Dahl Sr., 52, allowed Davis to stay at his residence temporarily until Dahl recently had Davis move out.
Davis returned to retrieve some of his belonging. Dahl and Davis started arguing when Dahl told Davis to leave the property. Dahl observed Davis taking property belonging to Dahl.
Davis entered a vehicle while they continued to argue. Dahl shot Davis when Davis reached for a large knife located on the floorboard of the vehicle.
Detectives seized the shotgun and knife.
This case is being forwarded to the Mohave County Attorney’s Office for review to determine if any charges will be brought. Dahl is cooperating fully with authorities.