Deputies say 4-wheeler operator shot and killed after possibly running over 2 others



At 1:58 a.m. on July 22, 2019, Burke County 911 received a call that two persons had been run-over by a person riding a 4-wheeler on another’s property at 4946 Old NC 18, Connelly Springs. NC. A third person reportedly fired multiple shots at the person on the 4-runner with some of the shots striking the rider. Deputies and medical personnel were dispatched and the 4-wheeler rider died shortly after their arrival. Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigators (CID) are currently on the scene being assisted by the NC SBI with the investigation. More information will be forthcoming subsequent to the preliminary investigation.

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