Press release from Asheville Police Department:
Detectives are asking for help to locate Oshua Archie Peak, who is considered armed and dangerous. Peak has six open warrants. He was charged after three shootings occurred in Shiloh within a one-hour time period beginning around 9:40 p.m. on June 16. No one was injured as a result of these incidents.
Peak is charged with:
- Assault with a deadly weapon
- Assault by pointing a gun
- Damage to personal property
- Discharging a firearm in city limits
- Go armed to terror of people
Peak is a 25-year-old African American man, 5’10” and approximately 125 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
If you see Oshua Peak, contact 911 immediately. If you have information on his whereabouts, it can be shared anonymously by texting TIP2APD to 847411, or using the TIP2APD smartphone app. You can also share information by calling 828-252-1110.
Since January 1, 2021, the Asheville Police Department has responded to 265 calls for service reporting shots fired or someone shot. In addition, 17 people have been shot in Asheville.