Teenager recovering after being shot Sunday evening in Kinston

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) -- A teenager is recovering after being shot Sunday evening in Kinston.

Police were called to 110 W. Vernon Ave. around 5 p.m. on Sunday night.

Officers say a 16-year old boy had been shot. The teen was taken to UNC Lenoir for treatment, but is expected to be okay.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Kinston Police Department.