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Winston-Salem man facing charges after shooting on Peachtree Street

A 20-year-old man is facing charges after he was accused of shooting a man in the leg.
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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.

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