North Carolina man found in street with gunshot wounds dies

Published 7:55 am Thursday, September 23, 2021

An 18-year-old has died after he was found lying in a North Carolina street with gunshot wounds, police said.

Mount Airy police said officers were doing a security check at a location shortly after midnight Wednesday when they found John Flores Martinez lying in an intersection with multiple gunshot wounds, news outlets reported.

Emergency personnel took Martinez to a Winston-Salem hospital, where he died, according to police.

No suspects have been identified in the shooting, and police said the investigation is continuing.

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