Kinston Shooting Suspect Released On Bond

A man wanted for a shooting last week in Kinston is now back on the street after posting bond.

Police say Marquis Meyers turned himself in to the magistrates office on Tuesday. He was released after posting a $10,000 bond.

The 21-year-old was wanted for the June 24th shooting at the U.S. Mini Mart on Old Snow Hill Road. Police say Damarcus Jones was shot in the leg.


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Kinston police have named a suspect in Thursday's shooting at a convenience store.

Police are looking for Marquis Myers of Kinston. The 21-year-old man is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Damarcus Jones was shot in the leg at the U.S. Mini Mart on Old Snow Hill Road. Police say they were responding to a fight call around 12:15 a.m. Thursday when the call was upgraded to a shots fired call.

They say the 18-year-old Jones was taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital by his twin brother.

Anyone with information about this shooting should call Det. Sgt. Craig Jarman at 252-939-3184 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.


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  • by tripp on Jul 6, 2010 at 10:39 AM
    you can alway tell thee people that grew up with a silver spoon in they mouth on these boards.(mike) and this is supposed to be a free country. it doesnt matter what his age was or what he was doing or why. you people dont know nothing about nothing cause you aint never lived it!
  • by Hmm.. Location: Greenville on Jun 30, 2010 at 01:31 PM
    Kinston and Greenville may as well become one large crime filled city. What a joke. I actually feel sorry for this boy. He has had many issues since middle school - he went to a school that I worked at. Very sad! He's old enough now to make better choices but a lifetime of wrong ones certainly doesn't help!
  • by Anonymous on Jun 26, 2010 at 03:24 AM
    Man yall done no what it like to be black.
  • by MrsPerfect Location: Kinston on Jun 26, 2010 at 02:23 AM
    4 you guys information he is 19 and he dosent sell drugs. He is a COLLEGE student and yall are so stereotypical for these posts.
  • by Mike Location: Edenton on Jun 25, 2010 at 04:30 PM
    Darn sure was not working. Doing what most there age do. Hang out on corners and in towns trying to buy / sell drugs, rob people, and play gang roulette. Typical. Draft all of them. 18 to 34 unless in college or working a full time job. Send them straight to Afganastan and Iraq. Prefer the Helmand Province. Lets see how there gang way of life goes over there.
  • by Audra Location: SoCal on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:15 PM
    "Reall?": An 18 yr old is allowed to be anywhere they want at any hour of the day or night as long as it's accessible to the public without restriction. What's your point re age? Would it have been different if they were 58?
  • by Dave on Jun 24, 2010 at 05:16 PM
    That's your All American city of Kinston!
  • by sham amersi on Jun 24, 2010 at 04:34 PM
    sure,probly drugs involved
  • by really? on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:42 AM
    and an 18 yr old is doing what at 12:15 on a weekday night at the store? loitering? hanging out? well he was sure making someone angry. poor fella
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