Radio Interview: Chris Lane shares why he decided to move to Oklahoma

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: August 23, 2013 at 2:17 pm •  Published: August 23, 2013
A memorial to Christopher Lane is shown Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, along the road where he was shot and killed, in Duncan, Okla. Lane, an Australian who was on a baseball scholarship at East Central University in Ada, Okla., was in Duncan visiting his girlfriend, when he was shot and killed Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
A memorial to Christopher Lane is shown Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, along the road where he was shot and killed, in Duncan, Okla. Lane, an Australian who was on a baseball scholarship at East Central University in Ada, Okla., was in Duncan visiting his girlfriend, when he was shot and killed Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Friends and family continue to mourn the death of Christopher Lane, an East Central University baseball player from Australia, who was shot and killed while jogging in Duncan.

Police have arrested James Francis Edwards Jr. 15, Chancey Allen Luna, 16, and Michael Dewayne Jones, 17, in connection with the shooting.

Only a couple months after coming to the United States to play college baseball in Oklahoma, Chris Lane did an interview with a radio station back in his hometown of Melbourne, Australia. He talked about why he decided to play baseball and how he landed at Redlands Community College. Here, in his own words, is his story.




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