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One person injured, two others arrested after Kinston shooting

A shooting in Kinston leaves one person injured and two others in jail and facing multiple charges.

The Kinston Police Department says they received a call for shots fired Friday at W Caswell St near N Herritage St.

Lenoir County Deputies were near the scene and were able to determine two cars were involved in the shooting.

Deputies stopped a silver Chrysler 300 as it was fleeing the scene.

In the car were 42-year-old Jeffrey Donell Sutton and 21-year-old Jeffrey Donell Sutton Jr.

A second car was found at UNC Lenoir with a victim being dropped off for a possible gunshot wound.

Both Sutton's are facing two counts of attempted murder and weapons charges.

Police say this was a targeted incident and the parties involved were familiar with each other.

Sutton Jr. is in jail under a 1,000,000 dollar secure bond.

Sutton is being held under a 1,200,000 dollar secure bond.

The Kinston Police Department says the investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to call the Kinston Police Dept. at 252-939-3160, the TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020, or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.


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