Shootings Leave One Person Dead in Kinston

A string of shootings in Lenoir county Monday left one person dead and two others injured. The first shooting occurred in the 800 block of Williams Street around 2:00 a.m. Just after 3:30 a.m. there was another shooting at the One Stop restaurant on Queen Street. Not even thirty minutes later the third and fatal shooting occurred on the 400 block of East Washington Street. Kinston police commander Greg Thompson says the shootings could be connected. The victims in the first two shootings are listed in fair condition. A warrant has been issued in one of their cases for Kinston resident Meco Wiggins.