Police investigate shooting in Winston-Salem; one person taken to the hospital

Winston-Salem police car. (File photo)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police in Winston-Salem are investigating a shooting reported at a home on Thursday.

Officers were called to 351 Forest Hill Ave. at 11:55 a.m., according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.

Terrez Dajuan Weaks, 27, was found lying in his driveway with an abdominal wound. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers were able to determine that this was not a random act of violence but they have not yet established a motive, the release said. The victim and the suspect are acquaintances and it’s clear this incident originally began as a conversation that escalated into violence.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (336) 727-2800.