Lawton homicide ruled justifiable by self defense

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Lawton officials have ruled a March homicide justifiable by self-defense.

Officials responded to a call in the 2500 block of SW I Avenue on Saturday, March 2. 

LPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Timothy Jenkins said when officers arrived, they found one person shot. The Criminal Investigation Division officials were on scene and witnesses were taken to the LPD station for interviews.

Jenkins said Eric Nelson died from the shooting.

There is no other information at this time.

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