In a probable cause affidavit filed on September 8, Lawton police say witnesses told them the suspect, Ziakorey Barner, said he was going to “shoot up” a house because the person who lived there had made a Facebook post about Barner.
A wanted fugitive who allegedly committed child sex crimes in Lawton in 1987, and became one of the U.S. Army’s Top 10 Most Wanted, has reportedly been found dead in a Maltese jail cell on the eve of his extradition to the United States.
Neighbors woke to find a crime scene across the street and police vehicles blocking traffic. Inside a local duplex, detectives investigated an active crime scene. Neighbors say they heard gunshots around 10 o’clock last night. Officers were able to arrest a couple of people related to those shots.