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LPD releases one victim’s name in trio of weekend homicides

One man is dead after a shooting at a Lawton apartment complex Saturday afternoon.
One man is dead after a shooting at a Lawton apartment complex Saturday afternoon.(KSWO)
Published: Apr. 19, 2021 at 10:58 AM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) - Lawton police have released the name of a man shot on Saturday afternoon at a local apartment complex.

Lavonte Lawler has been named as the victim in the shooting.

Lawler was shot in the parking of Garrett’s Landing apartments near SW 27th and Lee around 1 p.m. on Saturday.

A second person was also injured in the shooting and was taken to the hospital but was expected to survive their injuries.

Police have not officially released the name of a suspect in the shooting, but throughout the weekend, multiple “be on the lookout” broadcasts were issued naming Frankie Cooper as a suspect in the shooting.

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