Botched robbery turns into homicide

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

LAWTON, Okla. – Lawton police are investigating a murder they say happened after a botched robbery.

Police say Johnny Allen and a friend were staying at the Super 8 Motel, when a masked man came in and shot Allen several times.

Allen was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Police say as they were searching the area they became involved in a chase with a man. That man was taken into custody but they do not know if he is connected to the murder.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Don't Miss

Latest News

More News


KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter