Man shot multiple times, dies outside Winston-Salem home

On the scene in the area of of East 21st Street at Locust Avenue, Winston-Salem.

On the scene in the area of of East 21st Street at Locust Avenue, Winston-Salem.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police said a man died Friday morning after he was shot multiple times outside a home in Winston-Salem.

Officers responded to a home on E. 21st Street near Claremont Ave. around 6:40 a.m.

Police said the victim, Thomas Leroy Speaks, 46, was on the front porch of a home at 1403 E. 21st St. when he was shot multiple times.

Speaks was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said there was a large crowd at the scene when they arrived.

This is the 11th homicide of 2013 as compared to six this same time last year.

Officers are currently working on leads. No suspect information is available.

Anyone with information concerning this case is requested to contact the Winston Salem Police Department at 773-7700.

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