Police said they got a call of shots fired just before 1 a.m. on Tuesday near a Kinston Housing Authority development.
Investigators said once they got to Simon Bright Court, they found 23-year-old Marquez Outlaw.
Police said Outlaw reported two unknown men started shooting at him as he was walking near the 11 building of Simon Bright Court. Outlaw told officers he had to duck behind a car to avoid being hit.
Officers said three vehicles were hit by gunfire causing more than $1,000 in damage.
No one was injured in the shooting, and officers said the investigation continues.