Man Shot in the Beaver Creek Area

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Man Shot in the Beaver Creek Area

Man Shot in the Chest in the Beaver Creek Area

West Jefferson, NC- Sheriff B. Phil Howell announces a male subject, Travis
Kent Casimir, received a gunshot in the chest area last night in the Beaver
Creek area of Ashe County.

On Monday, October 16, 2023, Ashe County 911 Dispatch received a call at
approximately 9:16 pm from a female subject, Jena Shalane Barajas, stating
she had a male subject in her home with a gunshot wound. Officers from
West Jefferson arrived on scene at 9:21 pm followed by Sheriff’s deputies
soon after.

Ashe Medics worked with the male subject and transported him to Ashe
Memorial at 9:38 pm. Mr. Casimir was transported to Wake Forrest Baptist
Medical Center in Winston Salem where we have been told he will have
multiple surgeries for treatment.

Ashe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are currently investigating and
working the scene.