ASHER, Oklahoma - Authorities in Pottawatomie County are on the lookout for a suspect who allegedly fired shots at a homeowner after being caught in the act of stealing his property.

The suspect fled the scene and was involved in a brief pursuit with law enforcement officers before ditching his vehicle in a wooded area, after ending up on a dead-end road, just south of State Highway 39 and west of State Highway 177, to the west of the town of Asher, Oklahoma. 

Authorities identified the suspect as 44-year-old Johnny S. Brown.

Anyone with information as to Brown's whereabouts is asked to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office.