No Arrests After Kinston Man Shot In Back, Killed

A 30 year old man is dead after police say he was shot in the back.

The Kinston Department of Public Safety says officers responded to a shots fired call at 706 Williams St. around 10:40 p.m. Monday. Officers say they found Devon Jones was shot in the back, and there were several bullet holes in the house.

Jones was pronounced dead at the crime scene.

No arrests have been reported by police, and they're asking for anyone with information to call Commander Tim Dilday at 252-939-3213.

We checked Jones's criminal record and found several convictions dating back to 2001. His rap sheet includes assault with a deadly weapon, multiple drug crimes, cruelty to animals, carrying a concealed weapon, and breaking and entering.

Jones was released from prison on July 4, 2010.


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