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UPDATE: Kinston police release photos of person of interest in shooting

Officers say a person under the age of 18 was shot in the leg at Mitchell Wooten Apartments Sunday.
Published: Sep. 21, 2020 at 9:28 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2020 at 9:55 AM EDT
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KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Kinston police have released surveillance photos of another person of interest in a shooting at an apartment complex.

The police department released three photos on a man on Tuesday. They believe he may have been involved in a shooting Mitchell Wooten Apartments Sunday.

Kinston police released photos of a person of interest in a shooting at Mitchell  Wooten Apartments Sunday.
Kinston police released photos of a person of interest in a shooting at Mitchell Wooten Apartments Sunday.(user | Kinston Police Department)

Police arrested Al Myers of La Grange on Monday in connection to the shooting. Myers is charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injuries.

Officers say a person under the age of 18 was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital.

They say if you know who the person in the photo is or were in the area at the time of the shooting, to call the Kinston Police Department at (252) 939-3160.

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Kinston police officers arrested a man for a Sunday afternoon shooting that injured a juvenile. Officers say shots were fired in the 700 Block of N. Adkin St. in Kinston around 4 p.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, they found a young person shot in the leg. They say the juvenile victim was taken to UNC Lenoir in a private vehicle, treated, and released from the hospital.

On Monday, officers arrested Al Lee Myers of LaGrange and charged him in the shooting incident. According to officers, Myers was taken into custody without incident and charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Myers was in the Lenoir County Jail under a $300,00 secure bond.

The incident is still under investigation, and officers are still seeking information. The Kinston Police Department asks anyone with information about to call the Kinston Police Department’s Tips Line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.

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