Kinston Police: Man shot in neck during armed robbery

POSTED: 7:03 AM Apr 16 2013   UPDATED: 9:58 AM Apr 16 2013
KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY -

Kinston Police said they are looking for two suspects who shot a man in the neck during an armed robbery.

According to investigators, the incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday on E. Washington Ave. They said the two robbers approached two men and demanded that the victims empty their pockets.

One of the victims was shot in the neck, police said. He was taken to a local hospital with a non-life threatening injuries

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Kinston Police at 252-939-3220.