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Amateur baseball player dead, 2 in critical condition after shooting on Liberty Street in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem police said a man is dead, and two others, including a teen were injured after an argument led to a shooting on Liberty Street.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man is dead and two others, including a teen, are in critical condition after a shooting in Winston-Salem Sunday. 

Winston-Salem police arrived at the 1200 bock of North Liberty Street around 5 a.m. to find Darryl Rice Jr., 29, with a gunshot wound in front of a business that had been rented out for a private party. 

Life-saving measures were performed on Rice and he died at the scene. 

Rice was an amateur baseball player for the Winston-Salem Warthogs. 

The team posted on Facebook that Rice was "phenomenal talent on the field and a great teammate in the dugout."

"Rice was always smiling and joking and he pushed his teammates and mentored young players in our organization. He was our brother and he will be missed beyond measure," wrote the team.

A 17-year-old boy was taken to a hospital by EMS from a home, and Rodney Lee Lindsay Jr., 23, was taken to the hospital by friends as a result of the shooting. 

They are both in critical condition.

After investigation, police said an argument broke out inside the business, and continued outside, and then people began shooting.

The 1200 block of North Liberty Street was closed for eight hours as officers investigated, it has now reopened.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information on this shooting, call Winston-Salem police at 336-773-7700.

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