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Winston-Salem shooting victim dies from injuries

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Winston-Salem police (File photo)

Winston-Salem police (File photo)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man injured in a shooting in Winston-Salem died a day after the incident, according to police.

Authorities said 39-year-old Cranston Maurice Hargrove died shortly before 4 p.m. Friday in what police calling a homicide.

Officers said they found Hargrove suffering from a gunshot wound at a home at 4040 Reich Street shortly after 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots and saw two men fleeing from the area.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Winston-Salem police said the case is now a homicide investigation and is the city’s eighth homicide this year, compared to six this time in 2012.

Anyone with information can call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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