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Man sought in Kinston shooting

Posted May 13, 2013

— Kinston authorities said Monday they are searching for a man wanted in connection with a shooting that sent another man to a hospital.

Officers from the Kinston Department of Public Safety said they went to the 800 block of East Caswell Street about 8:30 p.m. Friday and learned a man had been shot and taken by private vehicle to Lenoir Memorial Hospital.

The man, identified as Jaquel Maurice Dixon, 19, had a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He was taken by ambulance to Vidant Medical Center.

Officers have obtained a warrant for the arrest of Shelton Mason, who is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Anyone with information about Mason is asked to call 252-939-4020 or 252-939-3160.

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  • jblake1932 May 13, 2013

    I think I spotted the suspect in an article just above this one, WRAL. I need to contact the police.