UPDATE: Kinston Police Search For Gunman

We have new details from Kinston Public Safety about the shooting in Kinston early Tuesday morning.

Police identified the victim as 24-year-old Al-Terrick Herring. Officers found him at 107 North East St., but he told police he was shot on a dirt path behind the Lunch Box on the 400 block of East Gordon St. Herring said three men approached him while he was on his bicycle. He said the shooter had his face covered by a t-shirt.

If you have any information to help detectives, you can call Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (252) 523-4444.



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Kinston Police are searching for the suspect responsible for an overnight shooting.

Police say a man was shot in the leg on the 400 block of East Gordon St. around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday. The victim was taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital and is expected to survive.

Detectives are not releasing the victim's name, and say they have no suspect information to disclose. If you have any information to help detectives, you can call Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (252) 523-4444.

This is the second shooting in that same neighborhood in Kinston. Police say Ronald Jackson, 35, was murdered on August 1 on New St., which is just around the corner from Tuesday's crime scene.

There are no reports of any arrests in the August 1 shooting.


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