Jhakar Horace Davis

Jhakar Horace Davis 

Asheville gun fight

Asheville PD needs help identifying these two suspects.

ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina)- Asheville police said an ongoing investigation into the death of a man and shooting of two others has led to an arrest.

According to Asheville PD, police responded to to a gun fight the morning of May 29 that left two injured and one man dead at a bar in West Asheville.

Police identified the victim killed as 31-year-old Keith Larnel Blair of Asheville. One of the victims that was shot is in critical condition, APD says. 

Asheville police said that over 30 shell casings have been found and seven  vehicles were discovered with bullet holes as a result of the incident that happened along Haywood Rd. 

After an ongoing investigation, on July 8, Jhakar Horace Davis was identified as being at the bar and armed with a handgun on the night of May 29. Davis was charged with the following:

  • Carrying a weapon into an establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed
  • Going armed to the terror of the people
  • Discharging a firearm in city limits

Police said Davis was released from jail after making a $60,000 secured bond.

Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to either share information anonymously by texting TIP2APD to 847411 or by calling 828-252-1110.

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