17-year-old killed in one of two overnight homicides in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- One of the two people killed Wednesday night in Winston-Salem was a 17-year-old, according to police.

The teenager was going to turn 18 on Christmas next month.

At 7:55 p.m., police responded to a report of shots fired at the the Cambridge Apartments complex on West 23rd Street.

The teenager arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound and later died.

At 9:35 p.m., officers responded to another homicide after a man was shot on the 3300 block of Gilmer Avenue.

On the scene, officers found 32-year-old James Lamont Stephens lying on the road.

He had suffered a gunshot wound and died.

Police do not  believe the two homicides are connected in any way.

Police have not released any information regarding possible suspects.

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