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Kinston man charged in fatal shooting

Posted April 25, 2013

— Kinston police charged a 22-year-old man Wednesday in connection with an April 12 shooting that killed one man and injured another.

Desmond Lovell Pearson, of North Adkin Street in Kinston, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jahad Moore and the attempted murder of Jacoby Riddick. 

Pearson was already in police custody after being arrested Tuesday on unrelated charges. 

He was in the Lenoir County jail Thursday under no bond.

No other information about the fatal shooting was released.


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  • Eastern N.C. Native Apr 25, 2013

    Rebelyell55 - I couldn't agree more.

  • Rebelyell55 Apr 25, 2013

    Sad that these type of articles don't even shock anyone any more.