Winston-Salem teen shot on porch in drive-by shooting

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A teenager was taken to the hospital after a drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem, police report.

At about 6:21 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a shooting at 1901 N. Dunleith Ave.

At the scene, police found 19-year-old Joshua Joel Vargas suffering from a gunshot wound to the left bicep.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe Vargas was standing on his front porch when someone in a Ford Bronco pulled up to the intersection of Bethlehem Lane and Dunleith Avenue and began firing at the teenager.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Winston-Salem police at (336) 727-2800.

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