2 charged following domestic disturbance, shooting in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem police car. (File photo)

Winston-Salem police car. (File photo)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two people were arrested and charged following a domestic disturbance and shooting Tuesday, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.

Richard Bruce Wemerlinger, 22, of Winston-Salem, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm in the city limits and malicious injury to property.

Dyashaua Kasawan Street, 22, is charged with assault on a female.

Officers responded to a residence in the 2300 block of Redbud Lane at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday after a report of a firearm being discharged.

Officers determined that Street and a woman were involved in a domestic disturbance, the release said. The incident started inside the residence and extended outside into the street.

Street came back into the residence and Wemerlinger allegedly shot at the woman in an attempt to get her to leave the property, the release said.

An unoccupied vehicle was struck twice by shots fired.

No injuries were reported.

Wemerlinger was placed under a $25,000 secured bond. Street is being held with no bond allowed.