POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 15810 Clarke Springs

August 15, 2018 - Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 15810 Clarke Springs about 1:05 a.m. today.  

The victim, Michael Lawson, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Burton and Detective K. McDonald reported: 

Mr. Lawson and his son were walking through their neighborhood toward a convenience store near the above address   when a brown or burgundy four-door vehicle, possibly a Toyota Camry, approached them.  An unknown suspect(s) fired shots from inside the vehicle at them and Lawson was struck.  The son was not injured.  The vehicle was last seen traveling northbound on Clarke Springs toward Beltway 8.  

At this time, there is no known motive for the shooting.  

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

VHS/JFC 8-15-18
Inc. #103733318

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