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Car Sought in Connection With Ottawa County Shooting

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The Ottawa County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department is seeking help from the public in finding two people suspected of shooting a woman as she drove her car.
    Authorities received a call around 8:25 Thursday evening that a woman had been shot while driving her car at the intersection of Highway 125 and Highway 59 South of Fairland.
    The victim said the shot had been fired by a male passenger in a small white car, that was driven by a female.
    Now investigators are looking for a car matching the description that was caught on surveillance video.  It's a new model, white Chevy Aveo.
    The shooting victim, Misty Channel of Miami Oklahoma, had managed to drive herself to the Cherokee Casino In Grove Oklahoma seeking help.
    She was flown to the hospital and was last reported to be in stable condition.
    Investigators found a bullet hole in the driver's side door of Channel's car.

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FOLLOWING IS A NEWS RELEASE FROM THE OTTAWA COUNTY, OKLAHOMA SHERIFF'S OFFICE:

FAIRLAND – Ottawa County Sheriff Jeremy Floyd is asking the public for help in locating suspects in a shooting.
According to Floyd's report, at approximately 8:25 p.m. on Nov. 2 his office responded to a dispatch of a female that had been shot at the intersection of Highway 125 and Highway 59 south of Fairland.
Before deputies arrival the victim, identified as Misty Channel, of Miami, had driven to the Cherokee Casino in Grove seeking help. 
Law enforcement from Delaware and Ottawa County responded to the Cherokee Casino to
investigate the incident. 
Channel received medical attention and was flown to a hospital to address the bullet wound. 
The Ottawa County Sheriff Investigators processed the victim's vehicle and found one bullet hole in the driver's door that struck the victim while she was driving.
The shooting scene at Highway 125 and Highway 59 was also processed for evidence. The victim's vehicle was towed to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office for an in depth assessment and evidence processing. 
Before being transported , Channel described to law enforcement that a small white car being driven by a female with a male passenger was who had shot her at the intersection. 
Investigator's retrieved video surveillance from the area and confirmed the suspects were driving a
newer model white Chevy Aveo.
Channel is in stable condition at this time. 
If anyone has information about this case please contact the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office at 918-542-2806.
"I want to thank the staff at the Cherokee Casino for their immediate response in assisting the victim and all Law enforcement that assisted in this incident to include the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Grove Police Department, Cherokee Tribal Marshals, and the Fairland Police Department," Floyd said.
Below is a photo of the suspects' vehicle, a white Chevy Aveo.
 


 

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