Man Shoots, Kills Suspect Who Tried Robbing Him: Winston-Salem Police

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A man shot and killed a suspect that tried to rob him on Monday afternoon, Winston-Salem Police said. 

Police responded to the 3700 block of Prospect Drive on a reported shooting. 

Officers found Demarcus Delaneo Styles with a gunshot wound. Police say he died at the scene. 

Police say Michael Lee Sturdivant was found at a nearby home with a gunshot wound. Sturdivant was treated at a nearby hospital and released. 

Investigators say Mr. Styles and another man approached Mr. Sturdivant with handguns and tried to rob him. 

Police say Mr. Sturdivant was armed and there was a gunfire exchange between him and the suspects. 

One of the would-be robbers ran away from the scene, according to investigators. 

Winston-Salem Police say this is the 10th homicide in the city so far this year. 

If you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800. 


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