Press release from the Asheville Police Department:
Asheville, NC (Feb. 26, 2023): Asheville Police Department Detectives are actively investigating a shooting that took place Sunday afternoon in which two people died.
APD Patrol Officers were dispatched to Lee Garden Apartments at 4:13 p.m. today, where they found two people with apparent gunshot wounds deceased. Criminal Investigations Division Detectives and Forensic Technicians are processing the scene with the assistance of the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Detectives are actively investigating and are also asking if anyone has any information about this case to contact APD at (828) 252-1110. Or you send an anonymous tip using the TIP2APD smartphone application (search “Asheville PD” in your app store) or by texting TIP2APD to
UPDATED: (Feb. 26, 2023): The decedents have been identified as Sabrina Ann Black (06/14/1994) and David Jerome Owen (03/12/1990); next of kin have been notified.Detectives are actively investigating and are asking if anyone has any information about this case to contact APD at (828) 252-1110. Or you send an anonymous tip using the TIP2APD smartphone application (search “Asheville PD” in your app store) or by texting TIP2APD to 847411.
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