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Shots fired near officers pumping gas in Winston-Salem, suspect charged

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man has been arrested after he allegedly fired several rounds of gunfire in the direction of two Winston-Salem Police Department officers that were pumping gas at 650 Rams Drive in Winston-Salem.

According to a news release from the Winston-Salem police, authorities responded to the scene and established a perimeter, eventually finding three handguns and narcotics near where Ravon Waltster Rousseua Jr., 24, was located.

Rousseau was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder, possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine, possession schedule IV controlled substance, discharging a firearm in city limits, and injury to real property.

The police also arrested two additional people, but they were later released from custody.

Both officers are safe after the incident and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336)773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336)727-2800.

This is an update on our story from last night.