Authorities are looking for a person wanted in connection for a shooting in Peggs Monday afternoon.

Cherokee County Sheriff Jason Chennault said deputies were dispatched to Peggs at around 4:30 p.m.

“Some type of argument turned into a shooting [where] the victim was shot in the leg and the suspect fled,” said Chennault.

Within a few hours, deputies located the suspect's unoccupied vehicle near Locus Grove in Mayes County. Chennault said the victim was airlifted to a hospital in Tulsa

Deputies are still looking for the suspect.

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