Man Shot During Christmas Eve Home Invasion In Kinston

A man was shot during a home invasion in Kinston Tuesday evening.

According to officials, it happened at 1509 Stroud Avenue at around 8:45 p.m. Christmas Eve.

Officials say two black men wearing masks forced their way in the home. A 42-year-old man was shot in the leg while struggling with the two intruders, according to authorities. He was taken to Vidant Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Kinston police are still searching for the suspects.