Sherman Payton Death – Obituary, Man Fatally Shot On Way To Store For Elderly Mother

By | January 6, 2022

Sherman Payton Death – Obituary – A 40-year-old man was fatally shot in southeast Houston Tuesday, and Houston Police has released surveillance video in hopes of identifying the shooter and the vehicle involved.

The driver of a silver Lexus SUV pulled up to the man — identified as Sherman Payton, who had been walking around 10:50 a.m. in the 5400 block of Fairgreen Lane — and fired several shots, according to police.

Sherman Payton Death – Obituary, Man Fatally Shot On Way To Store For Elderly Mother

An area resident heading to get some things from a store for his elderly mother — was hit and died on the scene, according to a release from police. A motive behind the shooting has yet to be identified.

The SUV went eastbound on Fairgreen Lane before going north onto Martin Luther King Boulevard, according to police. The man who fled has been described as having facial hair, and police say they believe the vehicle was a Lexus RX 350 model.