Second Update on Incident at 3610 Reed Road

July 6, 2007 - Houston police homicide investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a third suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 3610 Reed Road about 11:35 p.m. on June 25.

The suspect is described as a dark-complected black male with a street name of Jamal or Mall. He is 17 to 19 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 140 to 150 pounds. It is believed he hangs out in the area of 4100 Barberry.

Two other suspects are in custody. A juvenile suspect was referred to the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department on capital murder charges. Another 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.

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. 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 on the remaining wanted suspect in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

2nd Update: JGA/JFC 7-6-07
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.