Seven people shot in N.C. city, circumstances unclear

Posted at 7:00 AM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 09:00:12-04

Asheville, N.C. – Two people were killed and five others wounded in a shooting here, the city’s police say.

Officers were called to the scene at 10:31 p.m. Wednesday, reports CBS Spartanburg, South Carolina affiliate WSPA-TV.

The Asheville Police Department says one person died on the scene and another at Mission Hospital.

Two of the others have life-threatening wounds, police add.

Asheville police say there’s no threat to the public, but information about how the shooting unfolded — including on any arrests — hasn’t been released.

Buncombe County Emergency Management officials say EMS and the fire department have cleared the scene.