Greensboro police begin homicide investigation after Winston-Salem man shot, killed

Greensboro police investigating aggravated assault

Greensboro police investigating aggravated assault

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police began a homicide investigation after a Winston-Salem man was shot and killed on Monday, according to a Greensboro Police Department news release.

Around 9:14 a.m., officers responded to the 4400 block of West Wendover Avenue when they were told about an assault.

When they arrived, officers found Chavez Laquan Vargas, 29, of Winston Salem, suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was taken to a local hospital where he died.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to to submit a web tip. All tips to Crime Stoppers are completely anonymous.

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