Identity of Lawton Shooting Victim Released

The identity of the man shot and killed by a Lawton Police officer has been released.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified the man as 40-year-old Jason Day.

On Monday, shortly before 5:00 p.m., Lawton police responded to multiple calls stating a man was walking in the area of Southwest Lee Boulevard and Sheridan Road waving a gun.n  During a brief encounter with police, shots were fired.  Day was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The officer involved in the shooting has yet to be identified.