2 teens injured in separate shootings in Winston-Salem

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Winston-Salem police file photo (WGHP)

Winston-Salem police file photo (WGHP)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Two teens were injured in shootings in Winston-Salem on Friday evening, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.

The first shooting was reported in the 1200 block of East 17th Street at 5:31 p.m.

Officers found a 17-year-old victim at the scene with a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment and is listed in stable condition.

This appears to be an isolated incident, police said.

The second shooting was reported at 5:47 p.m. in the 3800 block of Crosland Road.

During the investigation, officers discovered that a vehicle driving in the area had been shot at.

Officers found a 15-year-old boy who had been in the vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is listed in stable condition.

Police said this shooting also appears to be an isolated incident.

No suspect information has been released.

Anyone with information on these shootings is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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