Police Are Looking For These Men Accused Of Killing A Tow Truck Driver During A Repossession
Police are looking for two men connected to the shooting death of a tow truck driver in Compton. Davion Harrison and Derell "DJ" Clark, Jr. are accused of shooting and killing Steve Lawson, according to a release from the L.A. County Sheriff's Department. Authorities say that Lawson, a tow truck driver from Bellflower, was legally repossessing a white Dodge Caliber in the 14500 block of South Butler Avenue at about 3:40 a.m. on July 27.
Harrison and Clark allegedly saw Lawson working and then followed him into the parking lot of a nearby 7-Eleven Store. Surveillance footage shows Harrison getting out of his car and opening fire on Lawson, who was in his truck at the time.
Lawson escaped, but police say Harrison and Clark chased Lawson to South Gate. At Firestone Blvd. and Rayo Ave., Lawson slammed into another car. When he got out of his truck, Harrison and Clark opened fire again, this time killing him.
A $50,000 reward is being offered by the City of South Gate for information leading to Harrsion and Clark's whereabouts. Anyone with information should call Detectives Joe Espino or Bob Kenny with LASD Homicide at 322-890-5500.