Suspect Identified in Lawton Shooting

Mike Seals - November 24, 2020 10:26 pm

** The following update is based on an active and ongoing investigation. The OSBI’s initial understanding of the facts and circumstances may evolve over the course of the investigation as witnesses are interviewed and evidence is collected and analyzed. Upon completion of the OSBI investigation, agents will submit a report summarizing their investigation to the District Attorney’s Office. The District Attorney will determine whether or not to file charges.

LAWTON, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Lawton, Okla., at approximately 2:10 a.m.

Based on the OSBI’s initial investigation, this is what is known at this time:

• The suspect, 30-year-old Duane Scott Murray, attempted to break into an apartment at 1420 NW Hunter Road in Lawton, Okla.

• Murray eventually broke down the door and forced his way into the apartment, at which point he made the female resident remover her clothing.

• The woman managed to safely escape from the apartment.

• After receiving a 9-1-1 call, officers from the Lawton Police Department responded to the scene and encountered Murray who was brandishing a gun.

• Officers attempted to negotiate with Murray for approximately an hour.

• Murray then pointed the weapon at officers, who fired shots killing him.

• No one else was injured during the incident.

There is no additional information to be released at this time.

 

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