Driver grazed head when 2 cars collided during North Carolina shooting

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WGHP) — A man received a graze on the head while driving with two children in Winston-Salem on Saturday afternoon, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department.

Police arrived at the 1900 block of Francis Street at 2:45 p.m. Saturday after receiving a report of a shooting.

At the scene, police found a 20-year-old man suffering from an abrasion due to a bullet grazing the side of his head.

The victim says he was driving in the area of ​​Sprague and Vargrave Street when another vehicle and its occupants began shooting at his vehicle.

The victim walked away from the area onto Francis Street, where he then called 911 for help. He was taken to the hospital for treatment and his injury is not considered life-threatening.

Police say the victim had two children in the vehicle with him at the time of the shooting. They were not injured.

Additionally, another man in a separate vehicle was also driving in the Vargrave Street area at the time of the shooting. Although he was not injured, his vehicle was also hit by gunfire.

The suspects remain at large, there is no further information to release at this time.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800 or En Español (336) 728-3904. You can also see “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook. A Crime Stoppers tip form can also be found online.. Information provided to Crime Stoppers can be done anonymously. The Text-A-Tip program can be reached by calling (336) 276-1717 and allows you to text tips, photos and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Please note that text tips are not anonymous.

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