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Miguel Tomas Ortiz shot and killed while driving in Winston-Salem

The authorities have not disclosed any details about a potential perpetrator or perpetrators involved in the incident.

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An inquiry into a fatal shooting that resulted in a collision is being conducted by the Winston-Salem Police Department.

As per the police, a man was shot near the intersection of North Liberty Street and 14th Street at approximately 11:30 p.m. last night, which caused his demise.

The victim has been identified by the police as Miguel Ortiz.

The police have stated that they believe Miguel Ortiz was shot while driving his car at the intersection.

Authorities have revealed that Ortiz’s vehicle kept moving east on 14th Street until it crashed into a utility pole near the intersection of Highland Avenue.

Investigators have reported that this marks the 20th homicide of the year 2023, compared to the number of homicides that occurred during the same period in the year 2022.

The police have announced that the intersection of North Liberty Street and East 14th Street has now reopened, but East 14th Street is still inaccessible.

The authorities have not disclosed any details about a potential perpetrator or perpetrators involved in the incident.

Individuals possessing any information regarding the case are urged to get in touch with the police at 336-73-7700 or report it anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800.


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