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.