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Kinston man charged in connection with weekend stabbing

Posted June 21, 2012

— A 23-year-old Kinston man was charged with attempted murder Thursday morning in connection with a stabbing that sent one man to the hospital on Sunday, authorities said. 

According to police, Adro Williams, of 1712 A Colgate Drive, stabbed 42-year-old Ashonti Williams multiple times after trying to shoot him at a home in the 1300 block of McAdoo Street Sunday evening around 7 p.m.

Ashonti Williams was taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital before being airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, authorities said.

Adro Wiliams was in the Lenoir County jail Thursday morning under a $1 million secured bond.

No other details about the stabbing were released.


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  • Bigdaddy Jun 21, 2012

    Wonder if they are related to each other.

  • reel4fun Jun 21, 2012

    What's behind it....maybe stupidity, drugs, gangs, no education, uncaring, the way he was raised but probably wanting to prove what a big man he is.....enjoy prison.

  • Statick Jun 21, 2012

    A 23-year old going after a 42-year old? I wonder what's the cause behing that?