UPDATE: Kinston Police confirm shooting victim is deceased
The Kinston Police Department is continuing to investigate Monday’s shooting, which left a man dead.
On Monday, January 14, 2019, just before 9:30 pm, officers of the Kinston Police Department responded to a call of a gunshot victim. The investigation reveals that Quantae Dixon, age 23 of Kinston, was shot while sitting in a vehicle which was parked in the area of the 900 Block of Doctors Drive in Kinston. Mr. Dixon received treatment at UNC Lenoir and Vidant Medical Center in Greenville before dying.
This investigation is in its preliminary stages. The Kinston Police Department places the highest priority on investigating crimes of violence perpetrated in our city. We will investigate such cases with no compromise for crime, and continue to seek assistance from the communities that we proudly serve. Anyone who has any information about this case is encouraged to call the Tips Line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.