Asheville police investigate shooting; incident believed to be isolated


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    Asheville police are investigating after responding to reports of a gunshot wound in the area of I-240 West near Charlotte Street on Tuesday night.

    The Asheville Police Department reports they responded to the call at approximately 11:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, to find an individual suffering from a gunshot wound.

    The individual was transported to Mission Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Further investigation determined that the shooting involved two vehicles.

    Authorities believe this to be an isolated incident and it remains under further investigation.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050 if they wish to remain anonymous.

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