Law enforcement officials confirmed one man is dead, and a woman is in custody after a shooting late Sunday night.

Cherokee County Sheriff Jason Chennault said a woman called 911 at 9:45 p.m. The caller was crying for 15 minutes before she identified herself.

Stephanie Snow confessed to shooting Rick Arnold at a house on North 530 Road, Chennault said.

Deputy Tanner Hendley and Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Kane Wyatt arrived at the house and found a man with gunshot wound to the chest. Officers performed CPR on Arnold for seven minutes before they realized he was also shot in the head.

Northeastern Health System EMS arrived a short time later and pronounced Arnold dead at the scene.

Snow was taken into custody and transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center, where she was booked on a complaint of first-degree murder.

Chennault said he arrived at the jail to interview Snow, but she had asked for a lawyer.

"The only thing she would say is she needed to find her daughter. She wouldn't elaborate on what that meant," Chennault said.

As of early Monday morning, Chennault said there is little to go on, and they are still investigating. He did confirm that Snow and Arnold were in a dating relationship for three weeks.

A witness told the Daily Press she could hear the man and woman fighting for several hours before she heard two gunshots.

Keri Thornton reports for the Tahlequah Daily Press.

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