WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man is facing assault charges after a shooting in Winston-Salem.
Michael Daniel Aguilar, 20, was arrested on Saturday around 11:00 p.m.
Winston-Salem police were called to Peachtree Street in reference to a shooting, Saturday morning around 12:30 a.m.
Upon arrival, officers found a 33-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.
The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment where he is in stable condition. The injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Police said the preliminary investigation revealed Aguilar was known by the victim and the assault was not a random act.
Aguilar is charged with discharging a firearm within the city limits and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. His bond is set for $50,000.
The Winston-Salem Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in this case. Anyone with any information regarding this incident or similar crimes is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700, Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800, or En Espanol 336-728-3904. Text-A-Tip Program at 336-276-1717 allows you to text tips, photos, and videos to the
Winston-Salem Police Department. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook.
Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online.