Asheville PD arrest suspect in mid-day drive-by shooting

The Asheville Police Department said two people were recently charged for a drive-by shooting that happened in January
Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 12:12 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 20, 2023 at 10:20 AM EST
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Asheville Police Department said a suspect wanted in a mid-day drive-by shooting that took place on Jan. 30 has been found.

Police said they responded to Atkinson Street around 1:31 p.m. to investigate multiple reports of gunshots. Officers searched the nearby area and were unable to locate a suspect but did find 10 shell casings. Thankfully, no one was hurt.

The department said after further investigation, 18-year-old Zachary Carson Waters was charged with felony aid and abet, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and no operator license but is still on the run.

According to police, a juvenile was also charged with possession of a handgun by a minor, discharging a firearm within enclosure, city ordinance firearm violation and going armed to the terror of the people.

Water was taken into custody on Feb. 19 and booked into the Buncombe County Jail on a $10,000 secure bond.

Police said Waters has been charged with three additional charges: discharging a firearm from an enclosure, discharging a firearm in city limits, and going armed to the terror of people.

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