Police investigate shooting in Burlington, two suspects sought

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police in Burlington are investigating a shooting on Friday afternoon.

Police, fire and EMS responded to the 400 block of Piedmont Way shortly before 4 p.m. in reference to a need of medical assistance.

Upon arrival, officials discovered a Hispanic male suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to UNC Hospital where he was last known to be in surgery, police said.

Witnesses in the area observed two black males leaving the area on foot in close proximity to the shooting incident. These individuals are suspected of being involved in the shooting.

Witnesses were able to complete composite drawings of the suspects which can be viewed below.

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