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Suspect arrested after man shot in the head with crossbow

Deputies in Burke County are searching for two people after a man was found shot in the head with a crossbow Wednesday morning.
Credit: Burke County Sheriff's Office
Siegfred Albert Jackson

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. — The Burke County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man after a person was shot in the head with a crossbow Wednesday morning.

Deputies were called to a home on Hunterwood Drive a little before 10 a.m. in response to a crossbow shooting. Deputies found the victim after they'd been shot in the head. The victim was rushed to a hospital in serious condition. He was then airlifted to a trauma center for treatment. 

Deputies identified 28-year-old Siegfred Albert Jackson, AKA Ziggy, as a person of interest in the shooting. Following a brief search, deputies located Jackson on the back porch of a home on Cape Hickory Road. 

According to officials, Jackson was taken into custody without resistance. 

Investigators previously said they believed Jackson would be with 20-year-old Joseph Jackson Reece. 

Credit: Burke County Sheriff's Office
Siegfred Albert Jackson

Deputies said the crossbow was left at the scene, which is the home of Siegfred Jackson. 

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