published Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Chattanooga: Suspect still at large from Monday shooting

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    Xavier Tyrone Burdette, 37, is suspected of shooting his girlfriend, 29-year-old Connie Freeman inside a residence at 3206 12th Ave. Monday afternoon at 1:18 p.m.

Chattanooga police are still searching for a suspect in connection with the Monday shooting of a 29-year-old woman.

Xavier Tyrone Burdette, 37, is suspected of shooting his girlfriend, Connie Freeman, inside a home at 3206 12th Ave. at 1:18 p.m.

Freeman sustained a non-life threatening wound to her shoulder and was taken to Erlanger hospital, where she was treated.

Burdette has warrants issued for his arrest for attempted murder and aggravated assault.

He was convicted last March in an attempted theft case and was placed on probation for six months and had a six-month sentence at the county workhouse, according to court records.

Freeman’s shooting marks the 20th shooting of the year for the city.

Anyone who has any information about Burdette’s whereabouts can contact Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333.

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