One wounded in overnight Kinston shooting

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Developing overnight, one person is shot and multiple apartments are hit after gunfire erupts in Kinston.

It happened just after 3:30 Friday morning at the 25 building of the Carver Court subdivision.

Police found Marquis Williams, with a gunshot wound to his lower back. He was transported to Vidant Medical Center and is expected to survive.

Officers spoke with Williams, who said he didn’t know who fired the weapon.

Gun shot also struck apartments 5A, 5B, 5C, and 5D. There were people inside 3 of those apartments, though no one was injured. A 1999 Mercury was also hit.

Witnesses tell police they heard an argument outside the apartment just before the shooting.

This incident is still under investigation.  If anyone has information reference this incident they are asked to call the Kinston Police Dept. at 252-939-3160, the TIPS LINE at 2520939-4020, or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.

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