WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Winston-Salem police investigated a shooting on Wednesday afternoon.

Around 3:51 p.m., officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department were responding to a report of shots fired in the 2700 block of North Liberty Street. While responding to the report of shots fired, the call changed to a shooting.

Arriving patrol officers found a black vehicle in the 2100 block of North Liberty Street. A juvenile was in the driver’s seat and was suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper torso.

The victim was taken to a hospital by Forsyth County EMS. The vehicle the victim was driving had damage consistent with being shot into.

Officers determined that the shooting happened in the parking lot of the Kristy’s Food Mart at 2609 N. Liberty St.

Officers also found two spent handgun shell casings in the parking lot.

Officers learned the suspects ran away from the scene toward Piedmont Circle. Officers responded to Piedmont Circle and were able to find and apprehend two juveniles at an apartment in Piedmont Circle.

The victim’s injuries are considered critical and life-threatening at this time.

Both suspects are juveniles, and NC Juvenile Justice has issued secure custody orders on both of them for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious bodily injury.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the WSPD at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800, or En Espanol (336) 728-3904. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook.