DILWORTH — Authorities are searching for a man who reportedly fled the scene of a shooting that injured a person at a Dilworth apartment building Thursday morning, Nov. 12.

The shooting was first reported just after 8 a.m., about a quarter-mile west of Dilworth Elementary School.

When officers arrived, they found 37-year-old Christopher Lussier in an apartment stairwell with a gunshot wound to his leg and several bullet casings in a hallway, the Dilworth Police Department said in a news release.

The shooting happened after an argument broke out between Lussier and Dennis Hackley, 37, police said. After the shooting, Hackley left the apartment and headed north.

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Police said they "need to speak with" Hackley about the incident.

Lussier was brought to a local hospital for surgery. His condition was not immediately available Thursday afternoon.

Dilworth Elementary went into a lockdown at 8:05 a.m. because of the shooting and the district re-routed two buses headed to Dilworth during the incident.

The lockdown was lifted at 8:17 a.m. after law enforcement officials reached out to school administrators.