Car pulls up to Winston-Salem Police Department with 2 gunshot victims; 1 critically injured


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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Two people were injured, one critically, in a shooting in Winston-Salem Thursday night, according to police.

At 9:14 p.m., a car pulled up to the back of the Winston-Salem Police Department, located at 725 N. Cherry St., and someone inside the car said there was a shooting victim.

Winston-Salem police determined that there were two people with gunshot wounds in the car. The victims have been identified as Tenisha Mills and Christopher Grooms.

Police say Mills was shot in the neck while Grooms sustained a gunshot wound to his right forearm. Both were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and Mills is currently in critical condition.

Police believe they were driving in the 500 block of East 25th Street when the occupants of another car shot into Grooms' vehicle. After being shot, police say Grooms drove to the police station to seek help.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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