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Winston-Salem police reported that a man wrecked his car early Tuesday after being shot in the face.

The incident occurred in the 1000 block of E. 17th St. when the 47-yearold victim arrived to meet an unidentified man. Police said the meeting arrangements had been made, but that the victim’s car was approached by six or seven other men. Following an argument, one of the men shot the victim in the face.

The man was trying to drive himself to the hospital when he wrecked his car, police said. His injuries do not appear to be life threatening.


An argument between two men at a Greensboro fitness center ended with one man stabbing the other in the parking lot.

Greensboro police said that Stephen Tyrone Stewart, of Ralph John St., was charged with felony assault in the incident. Stewart knew the victim, police said, and the two men got into an argument inside a fitness center on Randleman Road about 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The two men went outside, according to police, and got into a fight that ended with the victim suffering from a non-life threatening stab wound.

Stewart suffered minor injuries. He was released after posting a $10,000 bond.


Police in Winston-Salem said that three masked men robbed a Pizza Hut on Robin Hood Road on Friday evening.

The incident took place about 10:45 p.m. when restaurant personnel reported that three men wearing ski-masks, bandannas and black hoodies rushed into the store demanding money.

The robbers made off with an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said the robbers left on foot.

A K-9 tracked a scent to a nearby YMCA, but lost the trail south of the building.

Police ask anyone with information about this robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 727-2800. !