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Houston Police Department
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Shooting at 7900 Lynette

September 6, 2011 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 7900 Lynette about 11 a.m. on Saturday (Sept. 3).

The suspect, Johnathan Dixon (b/m, DOB: 6-14-86), is charged with murder in the 338th State District Court.  He is accused in the killing of Billy Joe Lackey, 32, of Houston.  Mr. Lackey suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A photo of Dixon is attached to this news release.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants C. Howard and E. Cisneros reported:

HPD patrol officers responded to a report of gunshots fired at the above location.  When officers arrived, they found Mr. Lackey lying in the street with several gunshot wounds.  He was then taken to the hospital where he died.

Dixon approached officers at the scene and admitted to being involved in an exchange of gunfire with Lackey.  He was taken into custody and later charged with his involvement in this incident.   

Johnathan Dixon
Johnathan Dixon

VHS/JFC  9-6-11
Inc. #114370311

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