Winston-Salem Police Investigating Murder of 19-Year-Old

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem Police are investigating the murder of a 19-year-old man.

Police were called to a house Saturday evening where they found Myles Cameron Diamond unresponsive. Police say he was shot in the head.

He was taken to the hospital. He died Sunday afternoon.

Police say witnesses reported hearing a gunshot coming from Diamond's house. Authorities also received information that a man was seen running from the house shortly after the gunshot was heard.

Authorities ask that anyone with information regarding this incident contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at 336-727-2800.  

The death of Diamond marks the 21st homicide to occur in Winston-Salem in 2016, as compared to 12 homicides during the same time frame of 2015.
 

Copyright 2016 WFMY


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