Man dies after shooting on Smokey Park Hwy in Asheville

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UPDATE (4/17) – A man has died after a shooting in Asheville on Smokey Park Hwy. Thursday. He’s been identified as 31-year-old Nathaniel Leon Crosby, of Weaverville.

Detectives continue to investigate as a homicide.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – One person was injured and another was in custody Thursday afternoon following a shooting on Smokey Park Highway in Asheville.

One person was transported to a hospital with life threatening wounds, according to Asheville Police. The victim was in a vehicle and shot by someone in another vehicle.

Police said a person of interest was identified and has been taken into custody.

The road was closed while police investigated the shooting but has since reopened.

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

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