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Man charged with murder in death of 38-year-old shot, killed in Winston-Salem: Police

Winston-Salem Police have charged 29-year-old Jermaine Lamont Webster with Murder.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem Police have charged a man with murder in the killing of 38-year-old Marcus Reid. 

Thursday, detectives charged 29-year-old Jermaine Lamont Webster with Murder. Webster was arrested in the 2700 block of Claremont Avenue police said. 

Reid was shot and killed in Winston-Salem Saturday morning. Officers responded to N. Liberty St. in reference to the shooting. 

Once on scene, officers found Marcus Reid lying in the roadway on 16th Street, he was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. 

The death of Marcus Reid marked the fourteenth (14h) homicide to occur in Winston-Salem in 2020, as opposed to twelve (12) homicides for the same period of time in 2019.

Webster is currently being held in the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center under no bond.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at (336) 727-2800. 

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