One Dead Following Lawton Shooting

One Dead Following Lawton Shooting

One man is dead after an early morning shooting in Lawton Saturday. The Lawton Police Department is now calling that shooting an accidental homicide.

The Lawton Police Department responded to a shots call around 2 a.m. Saturday at the apartments near Rogers Lane and 52nd.

Police were given the description of a vehicle leaving the scene around that time. Officers found the vehicle with the gunshot victim inside. The victim died of his injuries at the scene, according to police.

No names are being released at this time pending notification of next of kin. We do know, the victim was stationed at Fort Sill in the Army, but was not from Lawton.