2nd Update on Incident at 2737 Briargrove Drive #121

September 18, 2007 - Houston police have arrested a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman in the 6400 block of the Eastex Freeway about 10 a.m. on Friday, September 7.

Vernon Michael Scott (b/m, DOB: 7-5-83), surrendered to officers on Monday (September 17), at the Houston Police Department Headquarters located at 1200 Travis.
Scott is charged with capital murder in the 262nd State District Court and is accused in the killing of Jane L. Lemoine, 53, of 6400 Eastex Freeway. She suffered a gunshot wound and died at the scene.

A second suspect, Charles Wright Scott (b/m, DOB: 8-4-81), is still wanted and is also charged with capital murder in the 262nd State District Court.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant C. E. Elliot and Officer R.A. Swainson reported:
The victim, Jane L. Lemoine, 53, of 6400 Eastex Freeway was the manager of a storage facility and lived on the premises. Charles and Vernon Scott entered the office/residence and demanded money. One of the suspects shot Lemoine and then they took cash
from the office and stole a 2002 white Dodge Caravan with Texas license plates 349KXR. The vehicle belonged to an individual who had gone to the business to apply for a job. The individual was not harmed.

A follow-up investigation identified Charles and Vernon Scott as the suspects in this case. The stolen vehicle has still not been recovered.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Charles Scott or the wanted vehicle in this incident is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

2nd Update: VHS/JGA 9-18-07
Update: GO/MES 9-13-07
JFC 9-8-07
Inc #132073107

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