Police identifiy victims of shooting in West Asheville

Published: Jun. 4, 2022 at 5:27 PM EDT
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Asheville Police Department identified the two victims killed during a shooting on Saturday afternoon.

According to police, officers were dispatched to Bingham Road at around 2:14 p.m., where they found two people dead with gunshot wounds. On Sunday morning, officers identified the victims as Adrian Romero-Valdez and Ahmad Deshawn Shivers.

Officers said they’ve identified a person of interest. They added that this doesn’t appear to be a random act of violence.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the police at 828-252-1110 or send an anonymous tip using the TIP2APD smartphone app.

Officials with the criminal investigations division detectives and forensic technicians processed the scene on Saturday with the assistance of the state medical examiner, the Asheville Fire Department and Buncombe County EMS.