Kinston home struck by gunfire early Wednesday morning

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Police are investigating after a home was struck by gunfire early Wednesday morning.

It happened on the 800 block of Dixon Street in Kinston.

Officers arriving at the scene just before 1 a.m. found a home struck by gunfire. Several shell casings were recovered from the roadway in front of the home. Fortunately, no one was there at the time of the incident. Witnesses reported 6 to 8 shots were heard and a white Ford Escape was seen headed from the scene west on Dixon St. before turning south on Charlotte Ave.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident 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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