KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Officers with the Kinston Police Department responded to reports of a shooting on Wednesday.

Once officers arrived on North Davis Street just before 11:30 p.m., they said they found Franklin Antonio Bowden II dead after he had been shot at least once. His body was found inside a vehicle. Detectives are currently investigating and no further information was released.

“I ain’t never seen something like this happen in real life,” said Mykiah Hines. “I’ve only seen it on TV, so it was a little shocking for me to see something like that in real life. “All I heard was gunshots and it just scared me, it scared me because I ain’t never heard something like this in real life.”

If anyone has information on this or other crimes, call the tips line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444. All calls are confidential and anonymous.