18 year old shot twice in Kinston Saturday afternoon

KINSTON, NC (WNCT) – Kinston Police are investigating a Saturday afternoon shooting that left an 18 year old seriously injured.

Kinston Police said an 18 year old male was shot next to King’s Restaurant on the 900 block of West Vernon Avenue around 2:00pm. He suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and thigh.

The victim was taken to Vidant Medical Center and underwent surgery.

Police are now looking for a silver SUV that may be connected to the shooting.

If you have any information, contact the Kinston Police Department at (252) 939-3220.

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