1 injured in Burke County shooting, deputies search for shooter

- The Burke County Sheriff's Office is actively searching for a Morganton man who they believe shot and seriously injured another man over the weekend. 

Sanford "Gary" Clark, 63, is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, and inflicting serious injury. 

On Sunday, July 1, deputies were called to the 3100 block of Mariposa Lane in Morganton regarding a man who had been shot. The victim, who is from Granite Falls, was taken to CMC-Blue Ridge and then flown to Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte for treatment. 

Clark fled the scene before deputies arrived. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. 

Anyone with information on Clark's whereabouts is asked to call 911, the Burke County Emergency Communications Center at (828) 438-5500 or Morganton-Burke Crime Stoppers at (828) 437-3333. 

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