Kinston Police: 1 person injured in Sunday shooting, information sought

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Kinston police are looking for the person or persons responsible for shooting a 19-year-old in the hip over the weekend.

It happened around 5 p.m. on November 19.

Kinston Police say officers were called to the 1100 block of North East Street, which is across from Grainger Stadium, in response to a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found Nico Tyrell Jones with a gunshot wound to the hip.

He was taken to UNC Lenoir Hospital and then airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for further treatment.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Kinston Police Department at (252) 939-3160 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (252) 523-4444.


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