Police investigating after juvenile shot in the leg in Winston-Salem

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

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police are investigating after a juvenile was shot and injured Wednesday in Winston-Salem, according to authorities.

It happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. at Inverness and Bon Air avenues, according to a police press release. The name of the victim and details about the shooting have not been released.

Police said the juvenile victim was found with a gunshot wound to the lower leg and was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information can call Winston-Salem police at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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