Person in critical condition after being shot 10 times in Asheville

Bullet Shell Casing Shooting Generic

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – The Asheville Police Department said a person is in critical condition after being shot 10 times Wednesday evening.

Officers responded to reports of a person shot at 5:36 p.m. on the porch of a house on Shiloh Road.

Police said the victim is in stable but critical condition.

Officers located 17 shell casings from 3 different guns.

Police have identified a person of interest in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110.

Since January 1, 2021, the Asheville Police Department has responded to 348 calls for service reporting gunshots or a person shot. In addition, 27 people have been shot in Asheville during the same time period.

Editor’s note: The time the report came in has been changed to reflect the correct time.

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