Suspect in Monday shooting arrested in Lawton

COMANCHE COUNTY, Ok (KSWO) - A suspect in the Monday morning shooting and robbery at the Cowgirls club west of Lawton was arrested by Lawton Police on Wednesday afternoon.

24-year-old Jamal Latiff Smith, Jr. was arrested after being spotted riding a bicycle in the 2500 block of SW J Ave.

LPD was in the area on another incident after they had attempted to pull over a Jeep which had possible stolen license plates. The driver of the vehicle ran from the scene and police flooded the area searching for him. LPD was unable to locate that individual, but a short time later, an officer was driving around the area keeping an eye out for that suspect and spotted Smith riding his bike. Smith matched the description given by the Comanche County Sheriff's Department in connection to Monday's incident. The officer stopped Smith and, after confirming his identity, was able to take him into custody without incident.

Smith was arrested on two warrants including 1st Degree Robbery and Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

He was transferred to the custody of the sheriff's department.

We have not received an update on the victim in Monday's shooting.

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