Three facing charges in early morning shootout in Kinston
KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Multiple people, including a 14-year-old, are facing charges following a shootout early Wednesday morning.
Kinston police say two groups of people were shooting each other on East Shine Street near South Davis Street just after 1 a.m. Officers say as they approached, the groups separated and left the area.
Officers later stopped a car involved in the shooting. Police say during the stop, a 14-year-old ran away with a handgun. After a quick chase, the juvenile was taken into custody.
The driver of the car, Tamoz Roberts, 24, of Kinston, was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a stolen firearm and two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon.
Officers also charged passenger Daveyontae Miller, 20, of Kinston, with two counts of possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a schedule VI, and discharge of a firearm within city limits.
Nobody was hurt in the shooting.
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