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Winston-Salem teenager dies after gunshot to the head

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A 19-year-old Winston-Salem man was shot in the head Saturday evening and died from his injuries Sunday night.

Emergency Services Personnel responded to 1450-A Bruce Street on Saturday and found Myles Cameron Diamond suffering from a single gunshot to the head. Diamond was taken to the hospital to undergo surgery and died at 3:19 p.m. on Sunday.

During the investigation, authorities discovered a gunshot was heard inside the Bruce Street residence at about 7 p.m. Saturday night. Officials say a man was seen leaving the scene shortly after the gunshot was heard.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.