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Waynesville Man Faces Felony Shooting Charges

 

Anthony Scott Price

Anthony Scott Price

On Tuesday evening around 5:45, Haywood County Sherriff’s Deputies responded to reports of shots fired on Geneva Lane in Waynesville. Upon arriving on the scene deputies say they found a 2002 Mazda Protégé with evidence of bullet damage and a male victim claiming that he was fired upon while inside the vehicle by 26-year-old Anthony Scott Price, of Waynesville. Also on the scene was a female victim who claimed that Price had struck her in the face during the incident. While conducting their investigation, officers suspected that Price could still be in the area and began searching the scene and nearby woods. After hiding from investigators for some time, Price walked out of the woods and surrendered to law enforcement without incident. Anthony Price has been charged with felonious discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle, and misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon, resisting a public officer, and domestic assault on a female. He is remains in custody in lieu of $20,000 secured bond.