Kinston shooting leaves one woman injured

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KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston police are investigating a shooting that left one woman injured on Sunday, October 1.

At approximately 8:31 p.m. communications advised a subject had been shot on Whitaker Drive and was en route to UNC Lenoir Hospital.

Tyasia Bright, 19, suffered a single gunshot wound to the upper thigh area. The investigating revealed residences at 2504, 2508 and 2510 Whitaker Drive were struck by gunfire.

This incident is still under investigation. Officials ask for anyone with information to call the Kinston Police Department at 252-939-3160. You can also call the TIPS LINE at 252-939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at 252-523-4444.