Around 2:30 PM on Wednesday, the Kinston Police Department responded to UNC Lenoir in regards to a person who had been shot. Upon arrival officers found a 26-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper leg. This incident is believed to have occurred on the 700 block of Dixon Street. The KPD is working diligently to identify the perpetrator(s) of this crime.
If anyone has information about this incident, or was in the area of Dixon Street, please call the Kinston Police Department’s Tips Line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.