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Winston-Salem shooting that leaves man dead sparks investigation

According to Winston-Salem police, 19-year-old Jalen Mack Claboine was found lying in the street on Indiana Ave. suffering from an apparent gunshot.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police is investigating a shooting Tuesday after a man died, according to investigators.

According to Winston-Salem police, 19-year-old Jalen Mack Claboine was found lying in the street on Indiana Ave. suffering from an apparent gunshot. Police said Forsyth County Emergency Services responded to the scene and pronounced Claboine dead.

Police reported multiple crime scenes with one on Indiana Avenue and another on Gilmer Avenue.

Winston-Salem police said the department received many calls right around 3 p.m. Tuesday that a gun had went off on Gilmer Avenue.

Investigators said several 911 calls were received simultaneously reporting a victim of a shooting on Indiana Avenue. 

Officials said authorities have determined Claboine was a passenger of a car and was shot during an encounter on Gilmer Avenue. Investigators said the driver of the car left Gilmer Avenue and ended up on Indiana Avenue where 911 was called.

Police said detectives with the Winston-Salem Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation. 

Officials said they are in the early stages of investigation and limited information is available. 

Winston-Salem police said Claboine’s death makes the 22nd homicide to happen in Winston-Salem in 2020, as opposed to 19 homicides during the same time period last year.

If you have any information about the incident, contact Winston-Salem police at (336) 727-2800.

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