The Cotton County Sheriff's Department, along with several other law enforcement agencies, are searching for inmate Robert Lee Turk.
Authorities said they have narrowed their search to a one mile radius.
Turk escaped from the Cotton County Detention Center around midnight Monday.
He was last seen at the intersection of 1st St. & Kansas St.
Officers have set up a perimeter around the town of Walters, Oklahoma, and are checking every car coming in and going out.
He is described as a 45-year old white bald male with blue eyes.
He was last seen wearing red shorts and a white shirt.
Turk is serving time for two felony charges including shooting with the intent to kill.