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Rashaad Pitts shot and killed in shooting at Winston-Salem Popeye’s drive-thru

Officers found 32-year-old Rashaad Pitts dead in the parking lot.



On January 20, 2023, at 8:09 p.m., officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to 500 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on a reported shooting. Officers located 32 year old Rashaad Pitts deceased in the parking lot of Popeye’s.

The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene to assume the investigation.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Rashaad Pitts was in the drive-thru when he was shot, and he succumbed to his wound(s)

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation 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. The Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online at…/Crimestoppers-Tip-Form-100. Information provided to Crime Stoppers may be provided anonymously.

The Text-A-Tip Program can be reached at 336-276-1717 and allows you to text tips, photos and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Please note that such text tips may not be made anonymously.