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Asheville PD: Suspect charged after woman hospitalized with life threatening injuries after shooting

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Lindsay Irene Ellis (Source: Asheville PD) Lindsay Irene Ellis (Source: Asheville PD)
Cops on scene of Melton Drive. (FOX Carolina/April 13, 2018). Cops on scene of Melton Drive. (FOX Carolina/April 13, 2018).
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The Asheville Police Department said one person has been taken to the hospital for life threatening injuries after a shooting. 

Officers said they responded to call regarding a victim suffering from a gunshot wound around 12:38 p.m. on Melton Drive. 

Police said a female victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen, and was transported to Mission Hospital. 

A person of interest was taken into custody, officers said. 

According to police, 35-year-old Lindsay Irene Ellis of Asheville was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. She is currently being held at the Buncombe County Detention Center on a $50,000 bond.

The shooting is currently under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the police department at 828-252-1110.

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