Kinston man, teen arrested for drive-by shooting

Derrick McCarter
Derrick McCarter(Kinston police)
Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 5:42 PM EDT
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KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - A Kinston man and 17-year-old were arrested Tuesday for attempted murder, according to the Kinston Police Department.

Police say 25-year-old Derrick McCarter and the teen fired shots out of a white SUV on Pollock Street on Saturday at about 3:50 p.m.

The two were shooting at 25-year-old Rashad O’Neil, who was not killed in the shooting, according to police.

Police tell us McCarter was placed in the Lenoir County Detention Center and is being held on a $1,050,000 bond. The teen was placed in the Pitt County Juvenile Detention Center.

If anyone has information on this incident, they should call the Kinston Police Department at 252-939-4020 or the confidential Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.

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