Shots fired at a home

By Chad Nesbitt

Leicester – Tuesday night (Jan 22) the Leader reported on a Facebook post that gunshots were heard at a home on the corner of Jones Road and Leicester Highway. The Leader reported that a large presence of Buncombe County Sheriff deputies was at the scene and that yellow crime scene tape was around the area.

This morning the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department released a statement. BCSD Communications Director Aaron Sarver said, “Deputies responded to a call for service at 10:16 pm Once on scene, it was discovered that a firearm had been discharged into an occupied dwelling by a truck that was leaving the area. No injuries were reported.”

An incident report has been filed according to the Buncombe County P2 website but has not been published as of yet.

Deputies converged on a trailer near Leicester Elementary School. Reports that came into the newspaper stated gunshots were heard and officers are using spotlights looking for someone or something.


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