Arrest made in downtown Kinston shooting

KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) – Kinston police made an arrest in a downtown shooting some 10 minutes after it happened.

Officers say the shooting happened in the area of Kinston Towers on North Queen Street around 1:45 p.m.

Their investigation shows that it started out as a fight between two men, with one of them pulling a handgun.

Kevin St. John was shot several times and first taken to UNC Lenoir Heathcare. The 20-year-old was then transferred to Vidant Medical Center.

Charged with the shooting is 21-year-old Travis Myers, of Kinston. He is jailed with a secured bond.

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