Published: Aug 3, 2020/ 10:16 AM EDTUpgraded: Aug 3, 2020/ 10:16 AM EDT
Patrick Love Downs– Courtesy of Asheville Police Department ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA)– Asheville Authorities Department authorities said a guy was detained following a shooting at an apartment building in east Asheville on Sunday.
According to a press release, officers were contacted us to Ledgewood Town Apartments at around 8 a.m. in regard to a domestic event that involved using a gun.
When officers showed up on-scene, they found the home had been hit by 2 gunshots from beyond the house, while a female and her kids were inside the home.
Authorities stated no one inside the home was injured throughout the shooting.
As officers were examining the incident, the suspect– identified as Patrick Love Downs, 31, of Asheville– returned to the apartment building.
Downs was charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied house, possession of a firearm by a felon, attack on a female and releasing a weapon within the city limitations.
According to the release, due to the event being domestic in nature, Downs is being held without bond.
The incident stays under examination at this time.