Murder suspect sought by Asheville PD

Mugshot provided by the Asheville Police Department

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – Police are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting that took place Saturday evening.

According to the Asheville Police Department, officers responded to reports of gunshots at Livingston Street Apartments around 8:12 p.m.

When the officers arrived at the scene they found the victim with at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to Mission Hospital for treatment, where he later died due to the injuries.

Sharod Terrell Woods, 20 has been identified as a suspect in the death of Kelby Ismael Swinton-Moore, 20 of Candler, NC.

Woods is charged with first-degree murder for his participation in the shooting.

Woods should be considered armed and dangerous. He is described as a male with black hair and brown eyes, 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 235 pounds, and has a tattoo on his right forearm that reads “WOODS”.

Woods may be driving a newer model Ford F-150 with red rims.

Detectives are still investigating this crime and is encouraging anyone with information about the shooting or Woods’ whereabouts to call the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

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