One person injured in Kinston drive-by shooting
A shooting took place on Rouse Road Sunday evening, leaving 22-year old Tyshion Turnage injuried with gunshot wounds to his upper and lower limbs. Submitted photo.
The Kinston Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday evening.
According to the KPD, the department responded to a call around 6:30 p.m. in the 2000 Block of Rouse Road, along with the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office, Kinston Fire Department and Lenoir County EMS. Officers found 22-year old Kinston resident Tyshion Turnage suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper and lower limbs. Turnage and a juvenile were walking along the roadway when shots were fired at Turnage by an unknown individual from a vehicle.
The juvenile was unharmed and Turnage was transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for treatment. The wounds aren't perceived as life-threatening.
Initial indications are the assault appears to be a targeted attack on Turnage and not a random act of violence.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to call the Tips Line at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.