Teen fatally shot at NC church, gang involvement not ruled out


KINSTON, N.C.(WNCT)– One person was shot and killed in Kinston near Bill Faye Park on Sunday.

At 5:15 Sunday, Kinston Police responded to a shots fired call at Westside Free Will Baptist Church.

Upon arrival, officers found a teenager in the parking lot with multiple gun shot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kinston Police are questioning multiple persons of interests in this case.

Kinston Police said there were multiple witnesses, and are continuing to investigate the incident. Gang involvement has not been ruled out.

A two-toned white Oldsmobile was taken into police evidence.

Officers are currently on scene. There is no word on a motive at this time.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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