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Man Surrenders To Cops After Kinston Shooting


Three people were wounded in two separate shootings over the weekend in Kinston, and police have named a suspect in one of those shootings.

Shelton Mason

Police say a man surrendered late this morning for one of two shootings in Kinston over the weekend.

Shelton Mason turned himself in around 11:30 a.m. to Kinston police.

He was wanted for Friday night's shooting on East Caswell Street.

Police say 19-year-old Jaquel Dixon was shot in the abdomen around 8:25 p.m. He was first taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital and then flown to Vidant Medical Center. The hospital says Dixon is not listed in the patient directory.

Police say they're still looking for whoever wounded two people early Sunday morning as they were walking down North Mclewean Street.

Jamal Pridgen and Dashawn Maye were both shot in the legs and ended up at Vidant Medical Center as well for their injuries. The hospital says both are in good condition.


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Three people were wounded in two separate shootings over the weekend in Kinston, and police have named a suspect in one of those attacks.

Shelton Mason is wanted for Friday night's shooting on East Caswell Street.

Police say 19-year-old Jaquel Dixon was shot in the abdomen around 8:25 p.m. He was first taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital and then flown to Vidant Medical Center.

Mason is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Early Sunday morning to people walking down North Mclewean Street were hit in the legs by gunfire.

Jamal Pridgen and Dashawn Maye ended up at Vidant Medical Center as well for their injuries.

Police have made no arrests in that shooting.


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