Man arrested in connection with Lawton club shooting

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UPDATE: Nov. 13, 2019, 11:47 a.m.

A 19-year old is behind bars this afternoon in connection to an October shooting death outside a Lawton bar.

Sgt. Timothy Jenkins with the Lawton Police Department confirmed that Jamar Angel Jackson has been arrested after a warrant was issued last week for murder in the First Degree for the shooting of Tahiba Willis, 26, in the chest and abdomen in the parking lot of the G-Spot bar on October 6.

According to the probable cause affidavit obtained by Texoma’s Hompage, investigators identified a man through a security video who was with Jackson in the bar the night of the shooting.

Police interviewed him and he told them he is a friend of Jackson and that Jackson normally carries firearms.

He said the night of the shooting, he was outside the bar near the door and saw Jackson squat down, and when Jackson stood up, he had a black handgun and pointed it at a man 10 to 15 feet away in the parking lot and fired 3 or 4 shots.

He said he and jackson then fled on foot, eventually separating.


UPDATE: Nov. 13, 2019, 9:02 a.m.

Jamar Jackson, 19, has been arrested in connection to a homicide investigation.

The shooting occurred on October 6, 2019, at the G-Spot bar and club located in the 1700 block of NW Cache Road.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Stick with Texoma’s Homepage for more on this developing story.


UPDATE: November 7, 2019, 8:59 a.m.

An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in an October shooting death outside a Lawton bar.

The Comanche County District Court issued a felony arrest warrant for Jamar Angel Jackson, 19, for first-degree murder.

Jackson is accused of shooting Tahiba Willis, 26, in the chest and abdomen in the parking lot of the G-Spot bar.

According to the probable cause affidavit, investigators identified a man through a security video who was with Jackson in the bar the night of the shooting.

Police officers interviewed the man, and he told them he is a friend of Jackson and that Jackson normally carries firearms.

He said the night of the shooting, he was outside the bar near the door and saw Jackson squat down. When Jackson stood up, he had a black handgun and pointed it at a man 10- to 15-feet away in the parking lot and fired three or four shots.

He said he and Jackson then fled on foot, eventually separating.


LAWTON (KFDX/KJTL) — On October 6, 2019, at approximately 2:00 a.m. officers with the Lawton Police Department were dispatched to the 1700 block of NW Cache Road on a shooting.

Officers arrived and made contact with the victim who had been shot. It is unknown at this time what caused the shooting to occur.

All witnesses were transported to the station for interviews and the crime scene was secured. The Criminal Investigation Division was called out to process the scene and interview all witnesses.

The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The Lawton Police Department is asking if anyone saw what occurred at the location of the shooting, please contact us with any information you may have. This is a horrific incident, but the department is continuing to investigate. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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