Lawton PD: officials search for shooting suspect

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

LPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Timothy Jenkins said Eric Nelson died from the shooting.

There is no other information at this time.


Officials with the Lawton Police Department ask for Texomans help to solve early morning shooting.

Officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of SW I Avenue about 12:55 a.m. Saturday.

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

If you have any information on this or any other crime, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers or submit a tip to Lawton Crime Stoppers through their website which you can access by clicking here. 

If your information leads to an arrest and charges filed, you could be eligible for a cash reward. 

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