Kinston Police: Shooting
On Monday. Sept. 24, 2018 , at approximately 8:23 am, members of the Kinston Police Dept. responded to a person shot call at 1007 Tower Hill Rd. in Kinston.
Upon arrival, officers found Timothy Earl Staton, B/M, 32 yoa, with an apparent gunshot wound to his left side and to his head. Witnesses told investigators 3 black males approached Mr. Staton shot him twice and left the scene in a black car.
The victim's wounds do not appear to be life threatening. This incident is still under investigation. 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.