Press release from Asheville Police Department:
(ASHEVILLE, N.C. – September 1, 2019) – Just before 2 a.m. this morning Asheville Police Department (APD) responded to a call at Hillcrest Apartments regarding a possible shooting. Upon arrival officers found 36 year-old Leon Bernard White, Jr. suffering from a gunshot wound outside of Building 13. White was transported to Mission Hospital where he died.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe CrimeStoppers at (828) 255-5050. Callers may remain anonymous with both numbers.