SHELBY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office says they are searching for a man wanted for murder.
Antarious Byers, 24, has been charged with murder, attempted murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm and discharging a firearm into an occupied property.
On Oct. 9, 2017, Deasia Washington was shot at a house party. According to deputies, the shooting took place around 2:00 a.m. at 137 Fox Hill Drive in Kingstown.
Upon arrival, deputies found Washington lying in the kitchen floor suffering from a gunshot wound. She was transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Shelby where she later died.
Byers is believed to be a Blood gang member. He is described as a black man, 6'2", weighing about 180 pounds.
Anyone with information on Byers' whereabouts is asked to call Cleveland County at 704-484-4822.