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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Picture of Offender Name Lewis, III, Harlem Harold
TDCJ Number 999595
Date of Birth 07/05/1991
Date Received 08/01/2014
Age (when Received) 21
Education Level (Highest Grade Completed) 12
Date of Offense 12/24/2012
  Age (at the time of Offense) 21
  County Harris
  Race Black
  Gender Male
  Hair Color Black
  Height 5'07"
  Weight 190
  Eye Color Brown
  Native County Harris
  Native State Texas

Prior Occupation
Automobile body repair

Prior Prison Record

Summary of Incident
During the daytime hours on December 24, 2012, the subject refused to stop for a traffic violation. He fled in his vehicle, striking another vehicle, and eventually pulled over into a store parking lot. The police officer, first victim, was attempting to detain him, when the subject used a .380 caliber handgun from his vehicle and shot the officer in the head at close range, causing his death. The second victim, the local store owner, came to assist the officer and was also shot at close range, causing his death. Numerous police officers arrived at the scene and exchanged gunfire with the subject. The subject was taken down by gunfire and transported to the hospital for care.


Race and Gender of Victim
Two white males