Man shot in knee in Kinston Tuesday night

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KINSTON, Lenoir County - Kinston Police are investigating after a man was shot in the left leg Tuesday night.

The victim, 47-year-old John Briscoe, was found on McDaniel Street after a call came in at 6:42 pm. The shooting happened at the 300 block of South Adkin Street two hours earlier. Briscoe told officers he did not know who shot him, though said he had been arguing with that individual prior to the shooting. The victim was taken to UNC Lenoir Hospital in Kinston. Officials said the man was not cooperating with their investigation.

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