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1 critical after 2 teens shot in broad-daylight, Kinston police say

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCN) - Kinston Police responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Fairfield Avenue on Saturday afternoon.

Capt. Rodney Russell of the Kinston police said it happened around 1:45 p.m.

According to reports, an 18-year-old male and a 16-year-old boy were shot walking near the intersection of Waverly Avenue and Fairfield Avenue.

One victim is in critical condition, while the other person's injuries are non-life threatening.

At this time the names of the victims haven’t been released.

Kinston police are still looking for the suspect in this case.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to call the Kinston Police Dept. at 252-939-3160, the TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020, or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.


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