UPDATE: LPD confirms Thursday night shooting now a homicide investigation

Published: Aug. 23, 2019 at 11:29 AM CDT
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UPDATE 11:28 a.m.

The Lawton Police Department has confirmed the victim from Thursday night’s shooting has died.

They are now opening a homicide investigation.

The only other detail they have confirmed is that the victim was a male.

We will continue to update this story as we gather new information.


LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) - The Lawton Police Department is investigating after a man showed up at Comanche County Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound around 8:45 p.m. on Thursday.

Officers were informed that the shooting took place at the Summit Ridge Apartments just west of 67th and Gore.

By 10 p.m. the Criminal Investigative Division had arrived at the area and crime scene tape could be seen around an apartment at the complex. Witnessess were transported to the police station to be interviewed.

You can count on us to keep you updated as more information is released by the Lawton Police Department.

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