KPD investigating Wednesday afternoon shooting; 1 injured


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

Shortly before 4 p.m., officers responded to shots fired in the area of Carver Court Apartments.

Upon arrival, officers located a juvenile male subject shot in the upper body area.

The victim was transported to UNC Lenoir for his injuries.

Officers were able to apprehend 3 juvenile suspects and a 19-year-old for the shooting.

All four suspects are being charged with:

  • Attempted murder
  • Assault with a deadly weapon,
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of SCH lll

The three juveniles are being transported to Pitt County Juvenile Detention Center and 19-year-old Nishonte Bass is awaiting bond at the Lenoir County Jail.

This case is currently under investigation.

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