WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Editor's Note: The video above is from a previous story about ending gun violence in Winston-Salem.
A man is in serious condition after he was shot by his brother in Winston-Salem Friday, according to police.
Winston-Salem police were called to the 1900 block of Short Street about a shooting around 7:30 p.m. When they arrived, police said they found 55-year-old Emmanuel Hooper suffering from a gunshot wound to his abdomen.
Police said he was taken to Atrium Health Baptist Medical Center where he is being treated for a serious but non-life-threatening injury.
Officers said Herman Lee Hooper Jr., 63, is in custody for the shooting and he and Emmanuel Hooper are brothers.
Herman Lee Hooper Jr. is charged with
- Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury
- Discharge a firearm in city limits
- Possession of marijuana
His bond is set at $25,000.
This investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700, Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800, or En Espanol at 336-728-3904.
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