Winston-Salem neighborhood seeing increase in gun violence

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- In a one-week period, the neighborhoods inside the boundaries of the Winston-Salem Police Department's beat 222 have seen a 19-year-old shot dead, a 79-year-old shot in the face, Kalvin Michael Smith critically injured in a shooting, and two men shot early Monday morning.

“That’s not the way to live in this world,” said 89-year-old Mattie Young, widely known as the “Mayor of Cleveland Avenue,” which is inside beat 222. “You got to live and let live.”


What feeling does this article give you?

#hashtags to follow:

SALEM [+]    Winston [+]    Salem Police Department [+]    Kalvin Michael Smith [+]    Monday [+]    Mattie Young [+]    Mayor of Cleveland Avenue [+]   

More #news: