Winston-Salem Police Officer Shot

A Winston-Salem police officer is hospitalized after he was shot at a nightclub early this morning.

Authorities say the officer was responding to a call about a fight at the Red Rooster Club when he was shot by an unknown assailant.

Police and Forsyth County sheriff's deputies detained all the patrons that were inside the club on Jonestown Road.

W-S-J-S A-M reports that the officer was taken to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center for treatment.