Police: Gunshot victim in TC Roberson parking lot involved in armed robbery

Photo: WLOS staff

Police say that a wounded person in the TC Roberson High School parking lot received the injury though their involvement in an armed robbery.

Police also say there is no threat to any students at TC Roberson, and there were no students involved in this incident.

Thursday night at approximately 7:18 p.m., the Asheville Police Department responded to TC Roberson High School, where they located a person with a gunshot wound, in the parking lot behind the football field and tennis courts.

The victim was transported to Mission and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe the victim was involved in an armed robbery earlier on Thursday.

The investigation into these incidents is ongoing.

Police ask anyone with any information to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050.

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