Suspect Shot in Police Chase

LAWTON, Okla.- A police chase started in Lawton this morning, and ended   near Indiahoma Road and U.S. 62 when the suspect was shot four times.

Sheriff Stradley says the suspect stopped his vehicle on U.S. 62 in front of stop strips that had been set up by police near Indiahoma Road. The suspect reportedly got out of his vehicle, dropped to his knees and dropped a gun and bottle of alcohol. The suspect then stood back up with the gun and pointed it at law enforcement.

Sheriff Stradley says his deputies and a Cache police officer shot the man four times. His condition is currently unknown.

OSBI will investigate the shooting.

A portion of U.S. 62 has been shut down due to the chase and shooting. Traffic is being detoured at the Cache exit for westbound traffic and at Indiahoma Road for Eastbound traffic