Asheville Authorities investigating 3 separate shootings, all happening on Sunday – FOX Carolina

14September 2020

Asheville, NC (FOX Carolina) -Sunday, the Asheville Authorities Department states they reacted to three separate shooting incidents all including occupied structures.

Authorities say the first shooting happened at a Waffle House restaurant along Smokey Park Highway. Officers say around 2 a.m. a shot was fired into business from the parking lot. Both employees and customers were within at the time of the shooting.

The 2nd shooting took place around twelve noon. Police state a home on Whispering Pines Drive in south Asheville was struck by a bullet in this occurrence. Officers got here to discover that a bullet had actually been fired into the house through an exterior wall.

Finally around 2:30 p.m., authorities state another home was struck by numerous bullets, this time on West Chapel Road in south Asheville. Officers showed up to discover that a number of bullets struck an outside wall of the house and hit items within the kitchen. A canvass of the community exposed that gunshots had actually been heard throughout the early morning hours by a close-by homeowner.

According to authorities, the events

are not thought to be linked, and fortunately nobody reported any injuries in any of the shootings. Police are asking anyone with details on these events to call the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252-1110.

Because January 1, 2020 the Asheville Police Department has actually reacted to 421 calls for service for weapon discharges and gunshot injuries. In addition, there have actually been 31 victims who have been shot in the City of Asheville during the same period.

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