BURKE COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies in Burke County are investigating after a man was found shot to death inside a Morganton home Wednesday.

According to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a reported breaking and entering in the 6000 block of Gold Mine Road a little after 7:30 a.m. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators obtained a search warrant and requested assistance from the SBI.

No further details were provided by detectives.