Officers were called to the 1300 block of NW Taylor Monday night just after 9:15 p.m.
When they arrived, they found Jonathan Eugene Shepherd, 35, lying in the front yard with a gunshot wound. Shepherd was taken to Comanche County Memorial Hospital where police say he died.
Police are looking for two men believed to be involved. Detectives are conducting interviews in the neighborhood for any information.
This will be Lawton's 8th homicide in 2013.