Kinston Police: Murder investigation underway
From the Kinston Police Department:
On Monday, February 4, 2019 just after 10:00 pm, officers of the Kinston Police Department responded to a call of multiple gunshots in the area of 912 East Highland Avenue. Officers arrived to find a 29 year old male victim, Rasheem Thomas of Kinston, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Mr. Thomas died at the scene.
This murder 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.