KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Police are investigating a motor vehicle collision and shots fired call.
It happened Monday night around 10:37 p.m. on the 600 block of Marcella Drive.
Officers arriving on the scene found a four-door Mazda in the front yard of 601 Marcella Dr. The vehicle had struck a telephone pole and chain link fence. Witnesses reported that they heard several gunshots and spotted four or five black males running from the scene. A juvenile male, who had a gash on his forehead, possibly from the motor vehicle collision, was taken into custody and taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital for treatment. A nearby residence was also struck by gunfire, but the lone occupant inside wasn’t injured. The vehicle involved in the incident looked like it was struck by gunfire.
If you have any information about the incident, you’re asked to call Kinston Public Safety at 252-939-3160, The TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020, or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.