Winston-Salem police investigate homicide

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are investigating after a man was found dead from gunshot wounds at a home Tuesday night in Winston-Salem.

Jackie Edward Cates, 52, was found unresponsive at 1107 Ziglar Road just after 11 p.m., police said.

Police said they responded to the home after a reported suicide, but the death has since been called a homicide. An autopsy is pending.

Police said this is Winston-Salem’s third homicide of 2012, compared to two during the same time in 2011.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call the Winston-Salem Police Department or CrimeStoppers at 727-2800.