KPD releases images of suspect wanted for shooting at Mitchell Wooten Apartments in Kinston


KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) The Kinston Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest related to the shooting that occurred at Mitchell Wooten Apartments on September 20.

If anyone knows the identity of the suspect, or was in the area and may remember seeing anyone matching the photo, they are asked to contact the Kinston Police Department at (252) 939-3160, the Kinston Police Department’s Tips Line at (252) 939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (252) 523-4444.


KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) The Kinston Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a juvenile injured.

On Sunday, September 20 at approximately 4:19 p.m., officers with KPD responded to Mitchell Wooten Apartments in reference to a call of shots fired.

As officers responded, further information was given that a juvenile was struck in the leg by gunfire.

The juvenile was transported to UNC-Lenior for treatment.

The victim did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

This case is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Tips Line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.

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