WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A man was shot in a drive-by style shooting on Friday night, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department.

At around 10:07 p.m. on Friday, officers came to the 500 block of Akron Drive to investigate after getting a report of a shooting.


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At the scene, police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Investigators say the victim “was less than cooperative” with them and was taken to the hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the victim was injured during a “gang-relating drive-by style shooting.”

The shooting is being investigated by members of the WSPD’s Field Services Bureau/Patrol Division.

Anyone with information is asked to call the WSPD at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800 or En Espanol (336) 728-3904. Tips made to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously. A Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook. Tips, including photos and videos, can be texted to the WSPD at (336) 276-1717. Text tips are not anonymous.