Incident at 5700 Tam-O-
February 21, 2006 -- Houston
police are investigating a double shooting that left one person
dead and another seriously wounded in the 5700 block of Tam-O-Shanter
on Monday, February 20, 2006 at about 8:40 p.m.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.H. Roberts and
Officer B.W. Nabors reported that three vehicles met at a dead-end
street on Tan-O-Shanter just north of Prestwood when gunfire broke
out. An unknown black male was shot in the back and died at the
scene. A second victim, 20-year-old Wayne Lyons of 4734 Creek
Point Lane, was also shot in the back and several times in the
legs. He was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital and is expected
to survive from his injuries.
Witnesses reported seeing four to five male suspects
fleeing the scene in a white car.
Anyone with information about this incident is
asked to contact the Houston Police Department Homicide Division
at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
AW/ MES 2-21-06
For additional information, please
contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.