Capitol Murder Charges Filed In Death Of Houston Transgender Death
Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the deaths of a transgender woman and man found at 1100 Dennis Street about 11:15 p.m. on April 10.
The suspect, Tariq Lackings (23), is charged with capital murder in the 178th State District Court.
He is accused in the killing of Shante Isaac, 34, who suffered gunshot and stab wounds, and Willie Sims, 33, who suffered stab wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD patrol officers responded to a shooting call at the above address. Upon arrival, they found Ms. Isaacs and Mr. Sims had suffered from multiple wounds. The unknown suspects fled the scene prior to officers arriving.
Further investigation identified Lackings as the suspect in this case. He was taken into custody on Wednesday (April 20) and subsequently charged.
Investigators believe there are additional suspects involved. 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.