Lawton detectives are working the scene of the city's 7th homicide of 2013.
A few minutes before 6 pm this evening, Lawton Police officers responded to a call of shots fired at the Tanglewood Apartments at 2310 NW Terrace Hills Blvd.
Upon arrival Officers were directed to an apartment where they found a male victim lying on the floor. The victim had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Medical Examiner's Office was called and after they arrived on scene and conducted their preliminary observations, the victim was then transported to Oklahoma City.
The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin.
An investigation continues at the crime scene along and investigators are currently interviewing witnesses.
No arrests have been made at this time.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.