Asheville Police Department requests information on Sept. 8 shooting

Press release from the Asheville Police Department:

On Saturday, Sept. 8 at approximately 3:52 a.m., the Asheville Police Department received reports of a gun discharge in the area of Clingman and Hilliard Avenues. A victim suffering from gunshot wounds was located within a vehicle in the westbound lanes of the Jeff Bowen Bridge. The victim was transported to Mission Hospital with critical injuries.

If anyone witnessed this incident or has any additional information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050, if you wish to remain anonymous.

For additional information, please contact Christina Hallingse at 828-259-5881 or

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