19-year-old charged with attempted murder in connection with Kinston shooting


KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting reported in Kinston.

On Tuesday at 12:46 p.m. the Kinston Police Department responded to the parking lot of 4101 West Vernon Avenue in response to a 911 call of a person who had been shot.

Officers arrived on the scene and said they found Khalil Dail, 21, Kinston, who suffered from one gunshot wound to his upper torso.

Dail was transported to Vidant Medical Center via ambulance.

The parking lot serves several businesses and fast-food restaurants as well as the parking lot adjacent to Walmart. 

It does not appear there is further danger in that area to the public.

On Tuesday around 9:30 p.m. the Kinston Police Department arrested 19-year-old Deonko Hayes Brewer Jr. and charged him with attempted first-degree murder.

Brewer was sent to the Lenoir County Jail under a $1 million bond.

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