Winston-Salem home hit in drive-by shooting while 2 women were inside

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A drive-by shooting repeatedly hit a Winston-Salem home while two women were inside, according to Winston-Salem police.

At about 4 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a shooting on the 2900 block of Gilmer Street.

Gunfire hit the home four times.

Two women were inside, but no one was injured.

FOX8 spoke to the 65-year-old woman who lives in the home.

She said she hopes the police will handle the situation.

Many of the neighbors living in the area told FOX8 the neighborhood didn't always experience this type of violence, but that its picked up over the last few years.

According to police reports, they've responded to this street two other times within the past few months for an aggravated assault and another shooting.

No word on why the drive-by shooting would target this home.

No suspects have been identified.

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