Police investigating after man found shot outside Winston-Salem bar dies

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Police are looking for a suspect after a man who was found shot outside a Winston-Salem bar died.

Cequan Lenard Scales was found with an apparent gunshot wound in the parking lot of Absolute Ultra Bar & Louge at 4218 N Liberty St. at about 2:40 a.m. Sunday.

Police said Scales was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and died.

Police said people at the bar were leaving during closing hours when an “altercation” started outside and gunshots were fired and Scales was shot.

There is no word on any suspect information. Anyone with any information can call Winston-Salem police at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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