Overnight shooting in Asheville


Asheville police say one person was taken to the hospital after a shooting downtown Friday morning.

Police say the shooting happened around 2 a.m. near the Hot Spot convenience store on Asheland Avenue.

The victim is expected to survive and was being treated at Mission Hospital.

A police spokesperson says no other details are available, but police are still gathering evidence.

No information has been released on a possible suspect in the shooting.

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