Enid Police make arrest in drive-by shootings

Ponca City Now - November 19, 2015 8:49 am

Enid Police Department officers and the department’s SWAT team served a no-knock search warrant late Wednesday evening at the home of a man suspected of being involved in more than 30 drive-by shootings.

According to the Enid News and Eagle, Enid police officers served the warrant at 11:31 p.m. Wednesday and took Anthony Jackson, 29, into custody. Officers recovered evidence of the shootings at Jackson’s home, as well as from his vehicle.

Jackson was arrested on complaints of shooting from a moving vehicle and reckless handling of a firearm.

The investigation of the drive-by shootings is ongoing.

Between 4:56 p.m. and 9:40 p.m., officers responded to 32 reports of drive-by shootings where windows were shot out. Police said there were no reported injuries but a dog was shot at 7:17 p.m. The dog underwent surgery Wednesday night and was expected to recover from its injuries.

The shootings occurred in residential neighborhoods, as well as at several Enid businesses. Officers were so busy taking reports Wednesday, a complete list of the reported shootings was not available.


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