Four in Custody in Connection with Lawton's 11th Homicide of the Year

Published 07/10 2013 10:50PM

Updated 07/11 2013 04:19AM


Four teenagers are now in police custody in connection with Lawton's 11th homicide of the year.

Lawton Police Captain Craig Akard says 17-year-old Deshawn Lamar Givens was shot around 10:30 pm Tuesday night at an apartment complex in the 600 block of SW 52nd Street.

Police say Givens suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest, doctors performed surgery on the teen, but he died.

Police say 18-year-old John Paul Santana is behind bars and charged with murder.

One juvenile is also in custody for accessory after the fact and two other juveniles are being detained as material witnesses.

Lawton Police say their investigation continues tonight.

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