Lawton Murder Suspect Escapes From Prison

A Lawton murder suspect is on the loose after escaping from an Oklahoma prison.

The Pittsburgh County Sheriff's office reports 28-year-old Robert Long escaped from the Jackie Brannon Correctional Facility in McAlester some time Tuesday night.

Last Friday, he was charged in the shooting death of Johnny Allen at a Lawton motel back in March.

He was already serving a sentence on drug and gun charges. Long is approximately 5'9" and 140 pounds.

He may be in either his prison grays or blue jeans.

We'll continue to follow this developing story.