Arrest made after two men shot in Kinston –one resulting in death

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – An arrest has been made in the shooting of two men Thursday afternoon in Kinston.

Devonte Cantey is charged with two counts of attempted murder, discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Tabias Williams and Tamir Cobb were hit by gunfire around 1:30 p.m. on Clay Street. The two men were flown to ECU Health Medical Center in critical condition.

According to Kinston Police, on Saturday, October 21st, Tabias Williams died as a result of the gunshot injuries by Cantey.

ECU Health Medical Center said that Cobb was listed in fair condition at the hospital. We’re told that Williams did not appear in the hospital system.

Police say the men were shot by the 23-year-old Cantey after a fight.