Police investigating after man shot, injured in Winston-Salem

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was hospitalized following a shooting on Monday afternoon, according to Winston-Salem police.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1000 block of E. 17th St. at 12:58 p.m. Monday.

Upon arrival, officers located 19-year-old Dasean Aaron Hunter, who had a single gunshot wound to his lower body.

Hunter was involved in a verbal altercation with someone just before the shooting happened, Winston-Salem police said.

Hunter was taken by ambulance to the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Winston-Salem police at (336) 773-7700.