UPDATE: Homicide suspect considered armed & dangerous now in custody

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UPDATE: Two others have been charged related to the death of Marshall Spry. Click here for more information.


The Asheville Police Department is asking for help locating a second suspect in a fatal shooting that happened Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Following the shooting Thursday on Reed Street in South Asheville, investigators charged Marteise Javon Hines, 23, of Asheville, with first-degree murder, armed robbery, attempted breaking and entering and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Authorities say Hines is considered armed and dangerous. He is known to frequent the area of south Asheville and the Montford community.

Anyone who sees Hines should use extreme caution and call 911 immediately.

Anyone with information on Hines' location is asked to call the APD at 828-252-1110 or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050, if they wish to remain anonymous.