WINSTON-SALEM, NC. (THECOUNT) — Jalen Chavon Cockerham has been identified as the victim in a Saturday night Winston-Salem shooting that also injured 5 individuals.

Cockerham, 23, was killed and five others were hurt after a shooting around 11 p.m. in Winston-Salem late Saturday, according to police.


Police responded to cals of shots fired at a home located at 4252 Cody Drive, near North Hills Elementary School.

Upon arrival, police found multiple suffering from gunshot injuries.

Cockerham was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot wounds.

Of the five other victims, four were treated for non-life-threatening injuries and one remains in critical condition, according to MyFox8.

The injured victims were not identified.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved young man:

Anyone with any possible information on the shooting should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. With a 2019 estimated population of 251,907 it is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region, the fifth most populous city in North Carolina, and the eighty-ninth most populous city in the United States – Wikipedia.