Update on Incident at 3610 Reed Road

July 5, 2007 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 3610 Reed Road about 11:35 p.m. on June 25.

The suspect, Lester Fred Lang (b/m, DOB 9/17/88), is charged with capital murder in the 174th State District Court. He was arrested on Tuesday (July 3) without incident. Investigators are seeking a second suspect in the shooting.

The victim, Lynn Johnson, 40, of 2302 Bell Creek Court in Pearland, sustained a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M.W. McStravick, C.W. Howard and Officer T.A. Andrade reported:

HPD homicide investigators received information that led to the arrest of Lang as a participant in the murder of Mr. Lynn Johnson. Mr. Johnson, a wrecker driver, parked his truck at a restaurant and went inside to order food. After receiving his order, Johnson returned to his truck and sat down to eat his meal. The suspects approached Johnson, shot him and fled. Robbery was the apparent motive.

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

The investigation is continuing.

Update NJM/JFC 7/5/07
JGA/GO 6-26-07

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.