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Recent high school graduate shot 8 times during drive-by in southeast Oklahoma City


An 18-year-old woman who recently graduated from high school was shot multiple times sitting on a car Monday in southeast Oklahoma City. “It’s just a total shock. We’re numb,” Scott Malloy said about his granddaughter, Lexi Crawford. “She was just caught in a drive-by shooting. She was shot seven times, and an eighth bullet grazed her.”Malloy told KOCO 5 that Crawford graduated from Del City High School a few days before the shooting near Southeast 44th Street and Sunnylane Road.”The next chapter is adulthood. What a terrible way to start out your adult life,” he said.Police call the shooting brutal.”It’s by the grace of God she wasn’t killed because she was shot numerous times,” said Master Sgt. Gary Knight, with the Oklahoma City Police Department.Police are looking for two suspects and a vehicle in connection with the shooting.”We don’t know what the motive was or who the players were in it,” Knight said.KOCO 5 was told that Crawford is expected to be OK, but she still has a long road to recovery.”She is in great spirits. I can say she got some tubes taken out of her,” Malloy said.A GoFundMe page has been set up to help pay for Crawford’s medical expenses. Anyone who would like to donate can do so here.

An 18-year-old woman who recently graduated from high school was shot multiple times sitting on a car Monday in southeast Oklahoma City.

“It’s just a total shock. We’re numb,” Scott Malloy said about his granddaughter, Lexi Crawford. “She was just caught in a drive-by shooting. She was shot seven times, and an eighth bullet grazed her.”

Malloy told KOCO 5 that Crawford graduated from Del City High School a few days before the shooting near Southeast 44th Street and Sunnylane Road.

“The next chapter is adulthood. What a terrible way to start out your adult life,” he said.

Police call the shooting brutal.

“It’s by the grace of God she wasn’t killed because she was shot numerous times,” said Master Sgt. Gary Knight, with the Oklahoma City Police Department.

Police are looking for two suspects and a vehicle in connection with the shooting.

“We don’t know what the motive was or who the players were in it,” Knight said.

KOCO 5 was told that Crawford is expected to be OK, but she still has a long road to recovery.

“She is in great spirits. I can say she got some tubes taken out of her,” Malloy said.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help pay for Crawford’s medical expenses. Anyone who would like to donate can do so here.

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