BIG STONE GAP, VA (WJHL) — A search is underway right now in Wise County, Virginia or three alleged suspects wanted in connection to a weekend shooting that happened in Big Stone Gap.

Wise County Sheriff Ronnie Oakes confirming to News Channel 11 that officers are searching for three suspects in connection to a drive-by shooting that happened Saturday night along Back Valley Road.

One person was injured in that shooting and transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Officers are currently searching a wooded area within Big Stone Gap for these alleged suspects, according to Oakes. The three suspects got out of a vehicle and ran into the woods, shortly before 7 p.m. tonight.

It’s unclear how officers were able to determine these three individuals were wanted in connection to the shooting, but Oakes told News Channel 11 that more information will be released Tuesday morning.

Stay with News Channel 11 for the latest updates on-air and online on this breaking news story.