Two people found shot after police respond to shots fired at Kinston party

Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 1:00 PM EST
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KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - Officers investigating a report of shots fired at a party this weekend ended up later finding two people shot.

Kinston police said that officers responded around 1:30 a.m. Sunday to a shots fired call at 1609 West Vernon Avenue.

Officers found a large crowd that had gathered for a party.

We’re told a short time later officers found a gunshot victim during a traffic stop on West Vernon Avenue and second victim at UNC Lenoir Health Care.

Police tell WITN that both victims were associated with the party.

An investigation is ongoing surrounding this case.