Friday, August 19, 2022

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Burlington man shot Sunday night; police believe shooter was known to the victim

A Burlington man was shot Sunday night  in the 600 block of Maple Avenue.

When Burlington police arrived shortly after 8:00 p.m., they found Christopher Shawn Bailey, 31, lying inside of a residence suffering from a gunshot wound.

Bailey was transported by Alamance County EMS to the hospital; his condition is unknown, according to police, based on a news release put out shortly before midnight.

Through their investigation, police officers report that they believe the assault took place between known acquaintances and that there is no ongoing threat to the community.

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The Burlington Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is continuing this investigation.

The Burlington Police Department is actively seeking anyone with additional information about this investigation to contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or by using the mobile App P3 Tips. Tips provided through Crimestoppers may be eligible for cash rewards.


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