The suspect, Stephen Parson (b/m, 32), is charged with aggravated assault of a family member in the 230th State District Court for his role in the shooting of Brian Towner, 33. ]
He is not in custody
Two males got into a verbal altercation that escalated into a physical fight. During the fight, one of the males (Mr. Towner) was stabbed twice. Paramedics transported him to the hospital. The other male (Parson) remained at the scene, was detained for questioning and released pending further investigation.
A subsequent investigation resulted in charges being filed against Parson last Friday (Feb. 28).
Anyone with information on Parson's whereabouts is urged to contact the HPD Major Assaults & Family Violence Division at 713-308-8800 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.