Suspect In Kinston Shooting Has Been Shot Twice Himself

Three people have been charged in connection with a shooting Thursday morning in Kinston.

Police were called to the area of Simon Bright Apartments to respond to reports of shots fired around 11:30. A short time later, police pulled over a vehicle and three suspects jumped out and ran. They were eventually caught and arrested.

19-year-old Rashawn Franklin, 22-year-old Christopher Jones, and 21-year-old Dexter Bradshaw are all charged in the shooting.

Franklin has been shot twice in separate incidents in Kinston. He was wounded on both April 8 and on March 19.


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