POLICE Department

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9300 Pagewood Lane

January 05, 2022 - Houston police have released surveillance video in the fatal shooting of a man at 5400 Fairgreen Lane about 10:50 a.m. on Tuesday (Jan. 4).

The surveillance video is posted on the HPD YouTube channel at https://bit.ly/3qNmk2p

The victim, Sherman Payton, 40, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants M. Brady and M. Casso reported:

Mr. Payton was walking eastbound along the roadway at the above address when a silver Lexus SUV pulled up next to him.  The driver fired multiple shots and fatally struck Payton.  

The suspect's vehicle, believed be a Lexus RX 350 model, fled eastbound on Fairgreen Lane and turned north onto Martin Luther King Boulevard.  The suspect is described only as a light skinned black male with facial hair.  At this time, there is no known motive in the shooting.

Detectives were told Payton lived in the area and was walking to a nearby store to pick up some items for his elderly mother who he lived with and cared for.

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.

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For additional information, please contact the HPD Office of Community Affairs at 713-308-3200.