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Community Safety Advisory: Police investigating gunshots on Delmonte Drive

Wake Forest is aware of the following incident in our surrounding community: The Winston-Salem Police Department responded to a report of a firearm discharged into a truck parked near apartments on Delmonte Drive, off Polo Road. Police are reporting that they do not believe the suspect is still in the area and that no members of the Wake Forest community were involved.

Additional information will be shared if the situation affects the safety of the Wake Forest community. The official Twitter page for the Winston-Salem Police Department is @CityofWSPolice.

If you have information related to this incident, contact University Police at (336) 758-5911.

As a reminder, the LiveSafe Mobile App allows Wake Forest students, staff, and faculty to have a two-way conversation with University police. It provides direct access to police, 911 emergency services, emergency location sharing, information sharing with quick tips, and a peer-to-peer Safe Walk tool.

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Community Safety Advisory

Wake Forest is aware of the following incident in our surrounding community: Winston-Salem police responded this evening to a report of a firearm discharged at the Whiskey Dog Bar on Brookstown Ave. The shooting occurred off-campus. No students were involved.

Additional information will be shared if the situation affects the safety of the Wake Forest community.

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Suspect arrested in Mount Tabor shooting

The suspect in today’s shooting at Mount Tabor High School is in custody.

Today’s incident may prompt difficult emotions. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to take advantage of support resources.

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Update on Mount Tabor school shooting

Wake Forest Police remain in contact with local authorities who continue to search for the suspect in the shooting at Mount Tabor High School. There is no reason to believe there is any risk to campus. Campus will be updated should the risk in our area change. Faculty, staff and students should remain alert to new information while continuing normal activities.

Winston-Salem public schools and police have confirmed a single incident resulting in injuries to one high school student. No other incidents have been confirmed. All precautionary lockdowns have been lifted at other local public schools, other than at Mount Tabor.

Wake Forest offers its support to faculty, staff and students who may need personal support:

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Mount Tabor follow up

Update: Harris Teeter is no longer the reunification point. Parents of Mount Tabor students will be notified.

Wake Forest Police are in contact with local law enforcement. No reason to believe the suspect in reported Mount Tabor H.S. shooting is on or near campus. Remain alert as you continue normal movement around campus.

Parents of Mount Tabor students should now report to the Harris Teeter and NOT to the Robinhood YMCA to be reunited with their children. Please follow WSPD, FCSO, and WSFCS social media for the latest updates. @cityofwspolice @gofcsonc

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