The man who was shot to death in the NC Popeyes drive-thru has died, police say. Reward offered


A man died Friday night after being shot in the drive-thru of a Popeyes restaurant in North Carolina, police said.

Officers found 32-year-old Winston-Salem resident Rashaad Pitts dead in the parking lot of the restaurant just after 9 p.m., according to a press release from Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County on Facebook Saturday.

Police arrived at the Popeyes at 500 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive after a call about a shooting.

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“The preliminary investigation shows that Rashaad Pitts was in the drive-thru when he was shot and that he succumbed to his injuries,” the press release said.

Police are urging anyone with information about the shooting to contact police The Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700, Crime Stoppers at 336-727-2800 or En Espanol at 336-728-3904.

A tip form for Crime Stoppers is available at

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Or text a tip at 336-276-1717.

Crime Stoppers offers rewards of up to $5,000 for information leading to arrests and prosecutions of serious crimes.

This is an evolving story. Check back later for updates.


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