UPDATE: Three arrested in connection with 7th Lawton homicide of 2020

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UPDATE April 6, 2020 10:54 p.m.

Three men are now in custody in Comanche County charged in connection with the murder of a man on March 25 in Lawton.

Dayton Parker, 22, Peter Rodriguez, 28 and Jaylen Parker, 18, are jailed in connection with the shooting death of Darian Harris.

Dayton Parker is charged with accessory to 2nd-degree murder, Rodriguez is charged with accessory after the fact, and Jaylen Parker is charged with 2nd-degree murder.

Warrants were issued April 3 for Dayton and Jaylen Parker, and on April 1 for Rodriguez.

Harris was found early the morning of March 25 at a home in the 4500 block of Southwest Park Avenue and pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a check of past stories, this was Lawton’s 7th homicide of 2020.


LAWTON (KFDX/KJTL) — An investigation is underway by the Lawton Police Department after a man was found dead at the scene of an early morning shooting Wednesday.

Officers with the Lawton PD were dispatched to the 4500 block of Southwest Park Avenue at approximately 3:55 a.m. March 25, in reference to a shooting.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a deceased male victim who had been shot.

The victim was later identified as Darian Harris.

The scene was blocked off and secured, and the Criminal Investigation Division was called out to process the scene.

The events leading up to the incident are currently under investigation. There are no other details at this time.

You can see the full release from the Lawton Police Department below: