NC teen woman shot in face; shell casings from 3 different guns found at scene

Google maps image of Carver Court Apartments in Kinston on East Shine Street

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – The Kinston Department of Public safety is looking for those responsible for shooting a 19-year-old woman in the face on Friday night.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. near the 27 building of the Carver Court Apartment Complex on East Shine Street.

Police say a 19-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the side of the face during the incident. She was taken to Vidant Medical Center and is expected to be ok.

Investigators say they recovered multiple shell casings — from three different guns at the scene.

Police say they don’t believe the victim was the target of the shooting.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Kinston Department of Public Safety at (252) 939-3160 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (252) 523-4444.

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