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'Armed and dangerous' man arrested following Burke County shooting

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BURKE COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A man who was being sought in connection with a shooting that injured a person in Burke County was arrested Sunday afternoon. 

David Arrex Burleson, 38, has been released from hospital and is now charged in Burke shooting from Thursday night, according to authorities. 

According to authorities, Burleson was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill. The victim was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries.

The shooting happened around 6 p.m. on Denton's Chapel Road just south of Morganton on Wednesday. Deputies say the victim was taken to Blue Ridge HealthCare Morganton before being flown by helicopter to a Charlotte hospital.

Warrants were issued for Burleson after the shooting. 

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The victim was released from the hospital Sunday night. 

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