Two Charged For Weekend Shooting In Kinston

Two Charged For Weekend Shooting In Kinston

Two suspects are arrested for a shooting incident in Kinston. 

On Saturday, the Kinston Police Department responded to shots fired near the 1100 block of Pollock Street.  Officers arrived and found the victim, 25-year-old Rashad O’Neil of Kinston.  The preliminary investigation revealed two individuals operating a white SUV drove past O’Neil and opened fire from the vehicle. 

On Tuesday, the KPD obtained warrants on 25-year-old Derrick McCarter and a 17-year-old juvenile, both of Kinston, for Attempted Murder.  

During his arrest on Tuesday, McCarter was allegedly found to be in possession of a stolen firearm. McCarter was placed in the Lenoir County Detention Center and is being held on a $1,050,000 bond.

The juvenile was arrested without incident and placed in the Pitt County Juvenile Detention Center.

Derrick McCarter