The Burke County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of a shooting on Denton’s Chapel Church Road in Morganton at approximately 6 p.m. Wednesday (October 11). The victim was transported to Blue Ridge HealthCare Morganton and transferred to Charlotte via helicopter.
A warrant for assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with intent to kill has been issued for 38-year-old David Arrex Burleson. Anyone who has information concerning his whereabouts is asked to call 911. Burleson should be considered armed and dangerous.