Man accused of murdering Houston lawyer has surrendered

According to police, Anthony Landry argued with the employees because he wanted a refund. Jeffrey Limmer, 46, stepped in to calm the customer before he was shot.

Stephane Goin, Michelle Homer, Lee Wilson

5:59 pm CDT May 11, 2024

6:45 PM CDT May 11, 2024

Houston – Police say suspect wanted A lawyer is in custody in connection with a shooting death in Houston.

Anthony Martin Landry, 57, surrendered Friday, according to the Houston Police Department. He is accused of murder.

The victim, 46-year-old Jeffrey Limmer, was shot and killed after trying to intervene in an argument between Landry's and employees at a west Houston McDonald's last weekend, HPD said.

Editor's note: The main video for this story is from a previous report.

It happened on Saturday, May 4 around 6 p.m. on the Katy Freeway near Chimney Rock.

According to police, Landry was arguing with the employees because he wanted a refund for his order. Limmer came over to try to calm Landry, but he turned his attention to Limmer instead.

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Limmer and Landry went outside and an argument began. According to police, Limmer pushed Landry to the ground. Investigators said Landry went to his car, pulled out a gun and shot Limmer multiple times.

The lawyer died on the spot.

Limer Lewis was an associate in the Houston office of the Brisebois law firm. According to his biography on the company's website, Limmer attended the University of Texas at Austin and South Texas College of Law.

Before Landry's arrest, his family released the following statement.

“Our family is relieved to know that the suspect has been identified, and we pray that he is captured as soon as possible so that he cannot harm anyone else. Additionally, we pray for the safety of law enforcement Praying as they work to bring him to justice.”

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Anthony Martin Landry or the shooting is asked to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or speak anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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