The incident took place on Suzanne Street near Skibo Road.
Lawson is charged with six counts of attempted first-degree murder, shooting into occupied property and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury.
Police say the 19-year-old was in a vehicle with a 9-year-old, when Lawson pulled out a gun and shot several rounds into the vehicle. The 9-year-old is in stable condition.
The 19-year-old male was treated for a bullet graze to the cheek and released.
Police have not released the names of the victims, and the investigation is ongoing.