Winston-Salem, N.C. -- Police officers in Winston-Salem have the daunting task of investigating its fourth homicide.

In a news release, investigators said they responded a shooting Friday night and found a man lying in the roadway in the 2100 block of N. Cleveland Ave. Emergency Medical Services pronounced the man dead.

Officers identified the person as 23-year-old Christopher Jones who had been shot.

No motive for the shooting is currently unknown and the investigation is ongoing, detectives said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.

Winston-Salem had only one homicide at this same time in 2013.

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