ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Police say a man accused of shooting a woman in Asheville before a seven-hour standoff at an apartment building on October 12 has five new charges.
45-year-old Ashley Dean Herny was arrested after police say he shot a woman in the hand before barricading himself in an apartment at the Altamont Apartments in downtown Asheville.
Asheville Police initially charged Herny with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Police said Wednesday that Herny had received five additional charges: attempted first degree murder, castration or other maiming without aforethought, firearm by a felon, and two counts of communicating threats.
Herny is being held in the Buncombe County Detention Center on $625,000 bond.