Winston-Salem man killed in shooting identified

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A man died after a reported shooting on Edwards Street in Winston-Salem on Sunday night.

At about 7:54 p.m., Winston-Salem police responded to a shooting at 2911 Edwards St.

Mark Dexter Norfleet, 29, of Winston-Salem, was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Norfleet died shortly after officers called in EMS.

The department's Criminal Investigations Division has identified and interviews a suspect. Police believe the suspect and Norfleet had an established relationship.

WSPD is not releasing further information regarding their investigation at this time.

Winston-Salem police ask anyone with information to call the department at (336) 773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at (336) 727-2800.  CrimeStoppers may also be contacted on  Facebook through the “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem” Facebook page.

Police report this shooting marks the 20th homicide in Winston-Salem in 2018. By this time last year, the city faced 19 homicides.


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