UPDATE: Amya Alexis Collington turned herself into the Buncombe County jail, according to Asheville Police. She is being held on no bond.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – A woman, who police say should be considered armed and dangerous, is wanted in connection to an overnight homicide in Asheville.

Amya Alexis Collington has been charged with first-degree murder after an overnight homicide and detectives need help to locate her, according to Asheville Police Department.

She is described by police as an African-American female, 5’11”, 170 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. She is believed to be driving a 2012 green Jeep Patriot with North Carolina license plate JBC-7954.

At 9:43 p.m. Monday, Asheville Police received a report of a person who had been shot multiple times outside a residence on Granada Street. Officers arrived and located a man in critical condition.

He was transported to the hospital and died, police said. That person has been identified as 25-year-old Dexter Glendale Grant, of Asheville. 

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