HOUSTON – The family of Chad Lockett pleaded with the public Wednesday for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot and killed him.
The day after Christmas, Lockett was shot and killed in the 8900 block of Scott Street, Houston police said. He was leaving a convenience store when he was approached by a man with a handgun, who attempted to rob him.
Police said Lockett struggled to disarm the man, managed to knock the gun out of his hand. The shooter broke away from Lockett, got the gun and shot Lockett as he was running away from the shooter, police said.
Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. All tipsters remain anonymous.