Fort Sill soldier pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter
LAWTON, Okla. – A Fort Sill soldier has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of another soldier at an apartment in Lawton.
The Lawton-Constitution reports that 22-year-old Pfc. Stephon Threat pleaded guilty Friday at a general court martial at Fort Sill.
Threat also pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and was sentenced to six years in prison, reduction in rank and a dishonorable discharge.
Investigators have said Threat told police the men were drinking and he was playing with a shotgun when it accidentally went off and struck Hargrave in the chest.