Update on Incident at 5709 Lyons
February 20, 2006 -- Houston
police have arrested and charged a 34-year-old man in the murder
of Anthony Jackson at 5709 Lyons on Saturday, February 11, 2006
at about 1:05 a.m.
Gary Don Bacon (bm/ DOB 5-12-71) was taken into
custody on Sunday, February 12, 2006 and charged in the 177th
State District Court.
Anthony Jackson and his girlfriend drove to a
gas station at 5709 Lyons to get gas. Jackson was returning to
his vehicle when Bacon approached him. According to the girlfriend,
Bacon and Jackson had a brief conversation before she heard a
gunshot. She told investigators that she saw Jackson fall to the
ground and waited for him to get up. She got out of the vehicle
and saw Jackson bleeding from an apparent gunshot wound to the
back of the head.
Anthony Jackson was transported to Ben Taub General
Hospital where he died from his injuries.
Update AW/ MES 2-20-06
AW / MES 2-13-06
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