Second Arrest Made In Fatal Kinston Shooting

Second Arrest Made In Fatal Kinston Shooting

(GDN) — Another arrest is made in a Kinston homicide. 

The Kinston Police Department reports 19-year-old Maleak Smith of Kinston was arrested in Greenville on Thursday.  Smith faces a charge of Murder and two counts of Attempted Murder for his alleged role in Wednesday’s shooting on the 500 block of Mitchell Street. 

14-year-old Michael Mills of Kinston was killed in the shooting.  13-year-old Aavonta Betha and 17-year-old Izaah Foy, both of Kinston, remained in critical condition at Vidant Medical Center. 

Smith was placed into the Lenoir County Detention Center under no bond. 

24-year-old Malik D. Bryant of Kinston has also been charged in connection to the deadly shooting.