Asheville Police investigate homicide on Gay St.


ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – Asheville Police are investigating a homicide that happened Saturday morning.

Police responded to a report of shots fired on Gay St. near the Montford baseball field in north Asheville at about 8:30 a.m. Officers arrived to find a teen suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, and began lifesaving measures until paramedics arrived, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he died, according to police. Detectives are currently working to determine the circumstances of the homicide and investigators are working on a number of leads at this time.

Police said the victim was 17-years-old. His identity has not been released.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more. Check back for updates.

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