WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A man was grazed by a bullet during what police believe may have been an attempted robbery on Thursday night, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.
Officers were called to the 200 block of Melody Lane at 8:18 p.m. on a report of a shooting.
When officers arrived, the victim, a 51-year-old man, said two people came up to the door of his house and he confronted them.
One of the people pulled out a gun and shot it at the victim as he turned to run away.
The bullet caused a graze wound to the victim’s back.
Winston-Salem police said based on the preliminary investigation, robbery may have been a motive.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.