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Winston-Salem Police Make Arrest In Taco Bell Shooting

11:32 PM, Nov 12, 2010   |    comments
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Winston-Salem, N.C. -- A Winston-Salem man was arrested and charged Friday afternoon in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a Taco Bell on Saturday, November 6.

Two women said a black male approached their vehicle and demanded the driver's cell phone as they sat at the drive-thru window of the Taco Bell located on Silas Creek Parkway. The man then pulled out a gun and fired a shot through the driver's side window. The women drove off and called police.

Police say the women were taken to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center with minor injuries.

Today, Winston-Salem Police arrested Derrick Hairston, 20, at the city transit center located at 101 W. Fifth Street. 

Hairston was charged with: attempted robbery with a deadly weapon, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession of a firearm by a felon, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle, assault on a government official, resist, delay or obstruct an officer, and two counts of malicious injury to property.

He was placed in the Forsyth County Detention Center under a $335,000 bond.

 

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