Winston-Salem man accused of firing gun inside home

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was arrested after police say he fired a gun inside a Winston-Salem home while two other people were inside.

Police responded to the shooting at a house on East 24th Street just after midnight on Monday.

Joseph Davis Jr.

Joseph Davis Jr.

Chris McMahan told police he and his mother’s boyfriend were involved in argument earlier in the night. He said that during the argument, 62-year-old Joseph Davis Jr. pulled out a handgun and fired one round inside the house.

McMahan’s mother was also in the house at the time of the shooting, but no one was injured.

When police searched the residence, they found and seized three firearms one of which was reported stolen.

Davis was charged with assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a stolen firearm and discharging a firearm in city limits.

He is in jail under no bond.

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.