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Police are investigating an early morning shooting.

Javen Rashad Collins, 20, of Inverness Street, was shot about 2:20 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

Collins told police he was walking in the 3000 block of Gilmer Avenue when an unknown type of vehicle drove by and someone shot at him several times before driving off.

Collins was taken to the hospital by Forsyth County EMS for his injuries, police said. He is in serious condition for his wounds, which are not considered life-threatening.

Police ask anyone with information to call 336-773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800. You can also go to Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem on Facebook.

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