Lawton teen arrested after gun-related incident

Lawton teen arrested after gun-related incident

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) –A 14-year-old was arrested Wednesday after another child said a gun was pointed at his head.

The incident caused Edison Elementary to go on a precautionary lock down Wednesday afternoon while police searched for the teen. Police were able to find the 14-year-old involved and also found a black and silver air gun resembling a .45 caliber pistol under a bush in the front yard.

Police took the victim to the 14-year-old, and positively identified the suspect.

The teen was then arrested and taken to the Lawton Police Department for prints and photos. After being interviewed by a detective, the teen was taken to CIC and then the Juvenile Detention Center.

On Thursday, Feb. 18, the case was presented to the Juvenile Bureau and one count of assault with a deadly weapon was filed against the teen. The teen remains in the custody of the Juvenile Detention Center,

No one was injured during the incident.

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