Suspect sought in Burke County shooting that injured 1

- The Burke County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man in connection to a shooting that left one person hospitalized Wednesday evening.

Around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 deputies responded to 4403 Denton’s Chapel Church Rd. in Morganton where an individual was reported to be shot.

Upon arrival, deputies located the victim and the person was transported to Blue Ridge HealthCare Morganton. The person was then transferred to Charlotte via helicopter.

A warrant has been issued for David Arrex Burleson, 38, for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill. Deputies said he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information concerning Burleson’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.  

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