Father and son shot in Burke County

Father and son shot in Burke County

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 2:10 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 11 at 2:20 PM

MORGANTON, N.C. -- The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has teamed-up with the Burke County Sheriff's Office to investigate a double shooting.

Just after 7 Sunday morning, emergency first responders were dispatched to a home on Bridgewater Road in Morganton.

The 911 caller told dispatch that both her son and husband had been shot.

Johnnie Presnell, 70, and his 35-year-old son Jonathan Presnell were both taken to an area-hospital for treatment. Officials have not commented on the extent of their injuries.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to come forward. You can call the Burke County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division at (828) 438-5500.

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