17-year-old suspect taken into custody after capturing injures 4-year-old in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – A second arrest was made in Winston-Salem on March 29, after a 4-year-old was shot in a gun, according to a press release from Winston-Salem Police.

At 9:27 p.m., police responded to the shooting on the 1100 block off New Hope Lane.

Winston-Salem police said a car drove past a crowd and someone in the car shot into the crowd.

At the scene of the crime, the officers found an unoccupied vehicle that had been hit by several gunshots.

The police learned that a 4-year-old was taken to a local hospital by an adult.

The officers went to the hospital and found that the child had been shot in the upper arm. The injury was not life threatening.

Police said after an investigation they believe Demus Ramsey, 19, from Mount Airy, was the driver of the suspicious vehicle and a teenage passenger fired the shots.

New details emerge after a child was shot and taken to hospital on New Hope Lane in Winston-Salem

Ramsey is subsequently charged with accessories. He was taken into custody last week and held in Forsyth County Jail on bail of $ 7,500.

The teen suspect, a 17-year-old, was identified and taken into custody Tuesday.

No one was injured in the shooting.

When the 17-year-old suspect was found, he was driving a stolen vehicle, police said.

A 15-year-old was also in the vehicle and taken into custody for possession of a hidden pistol.

Anyone with information is asked to call Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800. You can also view Winston-Salem Forsyth County’s Crime Stopper on Facebook.

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