LOUISBURG, N.C. (WNCN) – A 37-year-old man is wanted for questioning after the Franklin County sheriff said an infant was injured in a drive-by shooting.

Sheriff Kent Winstead posted to Facebook saying deputies are searching for Christopher Charles Gupton of Louisburg.

“Mr. Gupton has a violent criminal history and should not be approached,” Winstead’s post says.

The sheriff said the infant suffered serious injuries in the shooting.

Gupton faces charges of:

  • Misdemeanor larceny
  • Possession of firearm by felon (2)
  • Robbery with a dangerous weapon
  • Assault by pointing a gun
  • Assault by strangulation
  • Discharge weapon in occupied dwelling
  • Probation violation

If you have any information regarding Gupton, please contact crime stoppers at 919-496-7867.