Altus police search for suspect in drive-by shooting

Altus police search for suspect in drive-by shooting

ALTUS, OK (KSWO) –Altus police are looking for a man they believe was involved in Wednesday's drive-by shooting, and they hope you can help find him.

Investigators with the Altus Police Department presented their findings from a drive-by shooting on Wednesday, Jan. 27, to the Jackson County District Attorney's Office and a felony arrest warrant was issued for 21-year-old Jervon Ikeem Carruthers on a charge of use of a vehicle in discharge of a weapon.

Carruthers has two other outstanding warrants for motion to revoke a suspended sentence and motion to accelerate a suspended sentence, both are unrelated the shooting incident.

Carruthers in described as a black man, 5'6" and weighs around 170 pounds. He may be driving a black 2007 Cadillac with Oklahoma tag 631EMD; he may also be in a gray 2007 Pontiac G6 with Oklahoma tag 774LUL. Police believe Carruthers may be in Lawton, Oklahoma City or Vernon, Texas. He is considered armed and dangerous.

If you see Carruthers, or know where he is, call your local law enforcement, the Altus Police Department at 580-482-4121 or the Altus/Jackson County Crime Stoppers 580-482-TIPS (8477). You can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.

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