DEVELOPING | Man wanted in Asheville fatal shooting apprehended

(Photo courtesy Buncombe County Sheriff's Office)

The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office says a man wanted in connection to a homicide at RC Cole Lane in Asheville is in custody.

RC Cole Lane is off of Riceville Road in East Asheville.

Investigators say Cameron McElrath, AKA Cameron Curry, 20, of Swannanoa, was apprehended just before 11:15 a.m. after a pursuit on I-40.

The pursuit was in both McDowell and Buncombe Counties.

The call to the sheriff's office about a gunshot wound to the head came in at 2:45 Sunday morning. Investigators have not yet released any details about the victim.

Deputies said they believed McElrath was armed and dangerous, and said anyone who saw him should not approach him, but should call 911.

Investigators are still processing evidence, and say more information will be released Monday.

No further information is currently available.

This is a developing story; stay with News 13 fore more information, online, and in our broadcasts.

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