Man with gunshot wound driven to Winston-Salem Public Safety Center after shooting

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Winston-Salem Police Department patch on uniform. (WGHP file photo)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Overnight, a man with a gunshot wound showed up in a vehicle at the Winston-Salem Public Safety Center, police report.

A friend drove the victim and two others to the center on North Cherry Street, arriving at about 12:43 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Police confirmed one man in the vehicle suffered a gunshot wound to the lower back/groin area. He was taken to the hospital in serious, but non-life threatening condition.

Winston-Salem police believe that the man was shot on the 2300 block of Jackson Avenue where police found shell casings at the scene.

Officers report the victim and friends were driving on E. 23rd Street near Jackson Avenue when a dark-colored SUV pulled up. Someone in the SUV began shooting at the group.

Police said the victim and his friends “were less than forthcoming about any further information surrounding this incident,” according to a news release.

Police identified no suspects and have not made any arrests at this time.

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