Two shot, several injured following fight at Winston-Salem apartments

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two people were shot and several were injured following a fight at a Winston-Salem apartment complex Monday night.

Winston-Salem Police responded to the shooting at the Salem Garden Apartments on Salem Garden Drive around 9:26 p.m.

Six victims were found, two with gunshot wounds.

The incident began as a domestic dispute between Devayne Julius, 23, and Precious Hentz, 21, in which Hentz was assaulted by Julius, according to police.

Police say Precious’ cousin, Reshunda Patterson, 23, came to her aid and ended up being assaulted by Julius as well.

Patterson returned to her apartment and told her boyfriend, Dalonta Spaugh, 25, about the incident. A fight then broke out between Spaugh and Julius.

During the fight altercation, police say an unknown person pointed a gun at Spaugh and threatened to shoot him.

The fight ended, but several gunshots were fired by an unknown person at the building in Salem Gardens.

Two bystanders, who not involved in the fight, were shot.

Jokari Slater, 24, and Crystal Thompson, 24, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

One of the rounds fired entered another apartment, but the occupant was not injured.

Spaugh was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries as a result of the assault.

The woman were treated at the scene by EMS.

Julius was arrested and charged with two counts of assault on a female and affray. He was placed in the Forsyth County Jail with no bond.

A photo of Julius will not be released at this time.

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.


  • Jethro

    I like the ghetto….these were all my homies and this makes me sad…hate it when another black man gets put into jail…before you know it, the ghetto is going to be closed down since all us blacks be in prison or county for awhile. sorry momma, its a hard life of crime out in this piece and i will not work and collect my obama handouts and use my obama phone to keep in contact with my peeps and just live off the government like my whole neighborhood.

Comments are closed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.