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.

 

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