(High Ridge) Authorities in Jefferson County are looking for a suspect in a shooting that happened early Thursday morning in High Ridge.

Sheriff’s office spokesman Grant Bissell says the call came in around 3 Thursday morning at an apartment complex in the 300 block of Emerson Road.

Following the shooting the suspect fled the scene.

The suspect, who is still on the loose, is said to be a 27-year-old black male from the St. Louis area.