WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was shot and killed on Sunday morning.

At around 1:15 a.m. on Sunday, officers came to the 800 block of East Devonshire Street after getting a report of a shooting.

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At the scene, police found that Jassy Vargas Salinas, 25, of Germanton, had been shot and life-saving measures were taken by officers and EMS. However, Salinas ultimately died as a result of his injuries.

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The WSPD’s Criminal Investigations Division came to the scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation.

The fatal shooting brings the year’s total number of homicides up to 39 in Winston-Salem. There were 28 homicides at this time in 2022.

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.