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Two 14-year-old boys shot, both killed following drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem

Witnesses said a vehicle drove through the area and began firing towards the two boys, and other people.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two 14-year-old boys have died after being shot in Winston-Salem Saturday morning, according to police. 

The Winston-Salem Police Department said they responded to Utah Drive in reference to the shooting. 

Once on the scene, they found the two boys who had been shot. One of the boys died at the scene. The other died from his injuries Saturday night.

Investigators learned from witnesses that a car drove through the area and began firing towards the two boys, and other people. Witnesses described multiple rounds being fired and investigators found several fired shell casings in the area to confirm those statements. 

According to police, the investigation is still very active so no other information will be released at this time. 

Authorities are asking that anyone with information regarding this investigation contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at (336) 727-2800.