Crime Alert: Shot fired at University-owned house

This crime alert was emailed to students, faculty and staff on Sept. 16. And distributed in another ways:

The Winston-Salem and Wake Forest University police departments are investigating an incident tonight (Sept. 16) in which a bullet was fired into a University-owned house on Polo Road. None of the house’s occupants, all graduate students, were injured.

Police believe the shot was fired at approximately 7:15 p.m. It was nearly an hour later before the residents of the house realized what had happened and contacted police.

While the police continue their investigation, University staff members are offering support and assistance to the students who live in the house.

Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation is asked to contact Wake Forest University Police at 336-758-5911. 

 

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