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Convenience Store Shooting Puts One Clerk in Hospital

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LAWTON, Okla. - Lawton Police continue to investigate an early morning shooting at a convenience store that left one worker seriously injured.

Police said the shooting happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning at the Stripes Convenience Store located at the corner of Sheridan Road and Lincoln Avenue.

A black man wearing dark clothing and a head covering entered the store with a silver pistol. He immediately walked up to the clerk, shooting her in the face. The man then walked behind the counter taking multiple items before leaving the store.

A second suspect who was wearing a red bandana remained at the door.

Both suspects left the area before police arrived.

The store clerk was transported to Comanche County Memorial Hospital where she is listed in fair but stable condition.

Police have called one witness in for questioning and continue to search for the two suspects.

You can count on 7News to keep you updated as more information becomes available.

 

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