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1 arrested, 1 killed after shooting in Winston-Salem

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The 2700 block of Urban Street in Winston-Salem (Google Maps)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police have arrested a man after another man was found shot and killed on a road near his Winston-Salem home on Sunday.

Jose Agustiniano Rodriguez, 54, has been arrested in connection to the death of 54-year-old Genaro Mariche, according to police.

Winston-Salem police said they were called to the incident at about 3 a.m. Sunday and found Mariche lying in the roadway in front of his home at 2715 Urban St. The victim was pronounced dead.

The incident was the result of a verbal conflict between the suspect and victim, according to police. The suspect’s listed address is 2712 Urban St.

Information about this incident is limited because police are still investigating. This is the city’s first homicide of the year, as compared to two for this time last year.

Anyone with any information can call Winston-Salem police at (336) 773-7700.