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Police: Dangerous robbery, shooting suspect is on run

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Tyran Burton (Asheville Police Department) Tyran Burton (Asheville Police Department)
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Police released a suspect photo connected with an Oct. 1 shooting in Asheville.

According to the Asheville Police Department, Tyran Burton, 21, was involved in a robbery and shooting at the Pisgah View Apartments in West Asheville where a woman was shot twice in the legs.

Lieutenant Wallace Welch said Burton is considered armed, dangerous and affiliated with a gang.

Welch said Burton is on parole for a separate shooting and most likely has a handgun.

Police described Burton as 5'5", 130 pounds and has a small scar on his nose.

According to Welch, Burton often spends time at the Pisgah View, Livingston and Spruce Hill Apartment areas.

Active warrants for Burton include assault with a deadly weapon, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharge of a firearm into an occupied dwelling, possession of a firearm by a felon, and parole commission violation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Asheville Police at 828-259-5850 or Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

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