One shot in arm during Winston-Salem home invasion

Cheshire Court in Winston-Salem (Google)

Cheshire Court in Winston-Salem (Google)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was shot in the arm after six men broke into his home early Monday morning in Winston-Salem.

The incident happened around 4:41 a.m.

Police say a 27-year-old man and 29-year-old woman were sleeping in the living room of a house on Cheshire Court when six men forced their way in.

The men were armed and forced both victims to put their heads down while they stole money and property.

One of the suspects shot the man in the arm and continued to strike both victims before fleeing the scene.

The man was transported to the hospital with  non-life threatening injuries. The woman was not severely injured.

The suspects are described as six black males, wearing orange and black hoods.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident or similar crimes is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.