FORSYTH COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Demar Floyd, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday night shooting in Forsyth County.

Floyd, 27, was shot dead while at a residence in Winston-Salem Saturday night. Floyd survived gunshot wounds to the back while at the same residence on March 27th.


According to reports, Floyd was on the porch area of a home in the 2000 block of N. Cherry Street near Kimberley Park in Winston-Salem, when suspects drove by the home and opened fire.

Floyd was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries at the scene.

Several children were in the home at the time, but none were harmed, according to police.

Police believe the two incidents are connected and said the investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the case should call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.


Geo quick facts: Forsyth County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 350,670, making it the fourth-most populous county in North Carolina. Its county seat is Winston-Salem – Wikipedia.