BREAKING: Juvenile Shot Multiple Times in Asheville


Asheville Police are investigating another shooting in the city.

About 8:00 pm on Tuesday night, officers responded to reports of gun shots in the Scott Street area.

Once on scene officers encountered a juvenile who had been shot 5 times .

Officers immediately administered first aide along with medical personnel.

The juvenile was take to the hospital, their injuries said to be non-life threatening.

Officers say the juvenile was in a fight in Walton Street Park and was chased across Scott street where the shooting took place.

A person of interest has been ID'd, the investigation is ongoing.

Tuesday night's shooting makes the 425th call for service in the city for shots fired calls, there have been 32 people shot in the city since January 1st, 2020.

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