Kinston Police Investigate Two Shootings

Police in Kinston are investigating two different shootings Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

The first shooting happened around 7:10 p.m. on Sycamore Road. There police found 38-year-old Sheridan Outlaw with a gunshot wound to his right thigh. A witness told police he heard one shot and saw two men running away.

Outlaw was taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

The second shooting happened around 12:40 a.m. Police say they were called to Lenoir Memorial Hospital where Gary Atkins of Tarboro showed up with a gunshot wound to his leg. Neither the victim, nor his friend could tell police where the shooting happened.

Police say they do not believe the two shootings are related.

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  • by Anonymous on Dec 2, 2009 at 08:51 AM
    Having dealt with the KPD, I doubt this story goes any farther than "investigating"
  • by Dave on Dec 2, 2009 at 08:30 AM
    That's your All American City for ya.

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