3rd Update: Second Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting at 8939 Long Point

Houston police have arrested a second suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 8939 Long Point about 9:45 a.m. on June 11.

The second suspect, Lawrence Taylor (b/m, 21), was taken into custody on Monday (Sept. 29) without incident.  He was wanted on a charge of capital murder filed on August 11 in the 178th State District Court.  The other suspect, Derian Latrell Wilson (b/m, 22), was charged with aggravated robbery-serious bodily injury in the 183rd State District Court.  Wilson was arrested on July 9.  Photos of both suspects are attached to this news release.

The two males are accused in the killing of Russell Soltani, 66, of Houston, who was pronounced dead at Ben Taub General Hospital.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeants J. Burton, M. Brady and Senior Police Officer T. Miller reported:

Mr. Soltani had just arrived at a car sales business at the above address when he was approached by an unknown black male.  According to witnesses, two gunshots were heard in the parking lot.  An individual, described only as a black male, was then seen running from the parking lot carrying a box or container in one hand and a pistol in the other.

Further investigation led to the identities of Wilson and Taylor as suspects in this case.

Lawrence Taylor
Derian Latrell Wilson