Man shot and killed while horseback riding in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot and killed while riding a horse.

A quiet rural road in northeast Oklahoma City was rocked by violence on a Sunday evening.

“It was approximately 9:00 p.m. last night when police were called to a shooting in northeast Oklahoma City,” said MSgt. Gary Knight of the Oklahoma City Police Department. “It was in the NE 41st and Lenox area.”

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a victim who had been shot while riding a horse.

“It appears that this individual was transported to an area hospital where, unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries,” Knight said.

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Laneko McMahan.

According to the police, at this stage, many questions remain.

“Investigators were unable to identify a suspect,” Knight said. “There have been no arrests in this case. It is unclear what the motive for the shooting was.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.

Clyde P. Johnson