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Shots Fired into Burke County Residence; One Injured

Yesterday (April 28), the Burke County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Austin Avenue in Morganton in reference to a report that someone had discharged a firearm into a residence. Upon arrival, Deputies discovered that one of the occupants was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported from the scene by E.M.S. Deputies secured the residence and Investigators were called to the scene.

In addition to the Sheriff’s Office and E.M.S., Salem Fire & Rescue responded. No additional information has been released. Anyone with information regarding the incident should call the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500.