14-year-old boy shot, injured in Winston-Salem

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A 14-year-old boy was shot and injured Friday in Winston-Salem, according to Winston-Salem police.

Officers were called to the scene near the intersection of Waughtown Street and South Martin Luther King Drive shortly before 6:30 p.m.

Arriving officers learned that the victim had been driven to Forsyth Hospital in a private vehicle.

The victim was shot multiple times and is currently undergoing surgery, according to police. He is reportedly in stable condition.

Authorities are looking for a suspect, described as a 20-year-old Hispanic man, standing 6-feet-tall with a thin build and last seen wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans.

Police said the investigation is in its early stages, but the preliminary investigation suggests that the shooting was not a random act of violence.

Police have not released a motive or any other details about the crime. Anyone with any information can call police at (336)773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at (336)727-2800.

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