Buncombe Co., N.C. (WSPA) – A would-be robber was killed in an exchange of gunfire with a store worker Friday night, according to the Buncombe Co. Sheriff’s Office.
A call came in at about 8:28 p.m. Friday.
The shooting took place around 8:20 p.m. at a business on Smokey Park Hwy, says the sheriff’s office.
The suspect, 21-year-old Darwin Alexander Medro Villatoro, was shot and killed, according to the sheriff’s office.
The investigation is ongoing.
The sheriff’s office has released the 911 call.