Advertisement

Police close section of Gore Boulevard for investigation

A suspicious device was discovered in Lawton this afternoon, forcing officials to close parts of Gore Boulevard.
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 2:48 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A suspicious device was discovered in Lawton this afternoon, forcing officials to close parts of Gore Boulevard.

Around 2 p.m., Lawton Police and Fire received a call for an unknown device in the alley between 25th and 26th streets south of Gore.

The device forced emergency crews to close sections of Gore Boulevard, from 25th to 27th street, while both the Fort Sill bomb squad and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol bomb squad investigated the device.

Officials are continuing to urge residents to avoid the area until further notice.

They ask if you live in the area and have not been asked to evacuate to please stay in your home at this time.

Crews are currently clearing the area, and hope to have to street re-opened soon.

Copyright 2022 KSWO. All rights reserved.