WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — One man is in the hospital in critical condition after being shot in Winston-Salem, according to police.

The shooting happened in the 900 block of East Second Street around 2:21 p.m.

After being shot, the victim, a 27-year-old Burlington man, tried to drive off in his vehicle but ran off the road in the 900 block of East Second Street where he was found by responding police laying outside his vehicle.

The victim had been shot twice behind an apartment building, police say.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

The WSPD is asking for the public’s assistance in this case. Anyone with any information regarding this incident or similar crimes is asked to call the WSPD at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800, or En Espanol (336) 728-3904. Text-A-Tip Program at (336) 276-1717 allows you to anonymously text tips, photos, and videos to the WSPD. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook.