OSBI Investigating Officer-involved Lawton Shooting
Mike Seals - January 17, 2021 10:47 pm
LAWTON, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Lawton, Okla., this morning.
Based on the OSBI’s initial investigation, this is what is known at this time:
• Early this morning (17 January), officers from the Lawton Police Department wen to do a bar check on a club called the Lavash Lounge in Lawton.
• While officers were inside the club, located at 11th and Park Street, shots were fired from outside the club with at least one hitting the building.
• Officers outside the club began a foot pursuit with an individual that lasted several blocks before shots were fired.
• Zonterious Johnson (24) was shot; he was transported to the hospital where he died.
• A handgun was recovered at the scene of the Johnson shooting.
• Nobody inside the club was injured.
The OSBI will not be releasing any additional information at this time.