The Fife Files
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina)- The Asheville Police Department says they are investigating an accidental discharge of a weapon that struck a deceased victim in the leg.
Officers say they were responding to a call for a reported suicide in a parking lot on Hendersonville Road. According to officers, when they arrived on the scene, the victim was deceased.
According to officers, when they tried to remove the weapon from the victim’s hand, it went off and struck the man in the leg.
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation will takeover the shooting investigation.