Asheville -- March 7, 2023: A shooting occurred in Asheville on Patton Avenue. Asheville Police
responded to a report of a gunshot 

wound at around 10 pm Sunday night in a road rage dispute. Officers located a man who had been shot in the hip. The man was transported to Mission Hospital for treatment.

During the investigation, a firearm and 2 shell casings were recovered.

Levi Michael was taken into custody by officers on-scene without incident.

-Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury
-Assault by Pointing a Gun
-Simple Assault
Michael was booked into the Buncombe County Jail under a $50,000.00 secured bond (or $5,000 to a bondsman) issued by the magistrate.

Editor's Note:* A criminal charge is an accusation, by law, a person accused of a crime is innocent until proven in a court of law.

WNCtimes by Marjorie Farrington



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