Winston-Salem man charged with killing roommate


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Police in Winston-Salem have arrested a man and charged him with shooting and killing his roommate.

Winston-Salem police said in a news release that officers were called about 6 p.m. Wednesday and found 58-year-old Tyrone Smith of Winston-Salem had been shot.

Smith was taken to a hospital where he died.

Police said Smith’s roommate, 69-year-old Johnny Mack Patrick, has been charged with murder. It was not clear if he has an attorney.

Officers said they found a gun at the scene.

Police have not identified a motive in the shooting.

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