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Man, 30, killed in Kinston shooting

Posted June 24, 2014

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— A 30-year-old man was shot and killed late Monday at a home in north Kinston, police said. 

Officers responding to the 700 block of Williams Street at about 10:30 p.m. found Devon Jones lying on the floor of his home. Jones, who had been shot in the back, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators said the home had also been hit by several bullets.

No other information about the shooting has been released. No arrests have been made. 

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Kinston Police Department at 252-939-3213.

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  • 68_dodge_polara Jun 24, 2014

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    We do have a gang problem in NC however, it's not even close that we have one of the highest murder rates as those records are held by states where law abiding citizens have no rights to defend them selves.

  • Itsmyopinion67 Jun 24, 2014

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    Not higher than Chicago where guns are banned.

  • T-ONE Jun 24, 2014

    We are averaging a killing or shooting on a daily basis. One could say the great state of NC now has a murder rate and maybe one of the highest.