Kinston Police investigating Thursday night report of shots fired

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Police are investigating a report of shots fired.

It happened Thursday night just before 10:30  in area of Jack Rountree Apartments.

An officer in the area on foot tried to determine an exact location but instead found numerous shell casings in the courtyard area of Jack Rountree.  More shell casing were found in another location of the housing area. Officers also found bullet strikes to the exterior of 702 Joyner Dr. Apt. C and 700 Joyner Dr. Apt. A.

Fortunately, no one was injured and no projectiles penetrated the structures.

Concerned citizens told officers they spotted two black males on foot near the 704 building shooting and then running toward Charlotte Ave.

If you have any information about the incident, you’re 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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