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Bicyclist shot in Kinston

Posted August 23, 2011 9:11 a.m. EDT

— A 24-year-old bicyclist was shot in the leg on a path behind a Kinston restaurant early Tuesday, police said.

Al-Terrick Herring told investigators that three men approached him while he was riding his bike on a dirt path behind the Lunch Box in the 400 block of East Gordon Street, police said. Officers found Herring at 107 N. East St. around 1:45 a.m.

He had been shot in the right calf and was taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital, police said. His injuries were not life-threatening.

Herring told police that the shooter wore a dark-colored hat with a white shirt around his face.

Police said that investigators are following up on all leads.