STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Statesville police are searching for a man accused of trying to kill his wife.

Police said Cisneros Morales shot his wife in the parking lot of Iredell Fiber where she works on Monday night. She was taken to a local hospital and expected to recover.

Police have not released a motive for the shooting, but said Morales is armed and dangerous.

Police said Guadalupe Tornez Casiano Morales was outside at her vehicle on her meal break when she was shot multiple times.

Cisneros Morales is wanted for attempted murder.

If anyone has any information about this case or can give a location on the offender, please contact the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406.

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