Man who fatally stabbed ex-girlfriend in Florida store believed to be hiding out in Houston

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HOUSTON — A man accused of fatally stabbing the mother of his child in Florida may have escaped to Houston, the Tallahasee Police Department said.

Tavon Jackson, 25, is charged with premeditated murder.

Jackson and the victim had a 2-year-old child together.

Investigators said Jackson attacked his ex-girlfriend at a pharmacy in Tallahassee, Florida in late August. Police said he walked into the store around 10 a.m, approached the victim and then stabbed her with a large butcher knife as customers and employees watched in horror.

Jackson then fled the scene and police believe he may have made his way to Houston.

Jackson is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs around 155 pounds and has black dreadlocks.

Anyone with information regarding Jackson’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477). The agency is offering a reward of up to $15,000 for tips leading to an arrest.