Wednesday, May 18, 2022
UPDATE: Suspect Arrested For Wednesday Night Shooting In Kinston

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested For Wednesday Night Shooting In Kinston

(GDN) — One person is dead and two others are injured following a shooting in Kinston. 

Around 8:45 PM on Wednesday, the Kinston Police Department responded to the incident on the 500 block of Mitchell Street where officers found three subjects had been shot.  One of the victims, a 14-year-old juvenile, had passed away due to his injuries.  The other two victims, a 13 and 17-year-old, had to be transported to Vidant Medical Center where they are currently in critical condition.   

Thursday morning, The Kinston Police Department announced 24-year-old Malik D. Bryant of Kinston had been arrested for deadly shooting. Bryant is charged an open count of Murder and two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder. He was confined to the Lenoir County Detention Center under no bond.

Anyone with further information on the shooting is asked to call the Kinston Police Department’s Tips Line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.

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