Wake Forest releases more information on fatal shooting
Jan. 24, 2018
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest University and local police have released more information about the shooting death of a football player from a neighboring school last weekend.
The Winston-Salem Journal reported that Winston-Salem police Capt. Steven Tollie said Tuesday that 21-year-old Najee Ali Baker of Brooklyn, New York, was outside an events center at Wake Forest when he was shot early Saturday.
A party was being sponsored by Wake Forest's chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Baker played at Winston-Salem State University and taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where he died.
No arrests have been made. Police said a fight broke out at the party but did not say whether Baker was involved or was targeted in the shooting.
The two schools are about 9 miles (14 kilometers) apart.
Information from: Winston-Salem Journal, http://www.journalnow.com