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Kinston teen accused of attempted murder arrested

KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY - Police have arrested a teen accused of attempted murder in the shooting of a man in Kinston.

The Kinston Department of Public Safety said 17-year-old Ed Levon Harris was arrested at about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday at his home on South Adkin Street.

Police said Harris shot Keith Williams on July 3 on the 600 block of Fields Street in Kinston. There was no word on Williams' condition.

A motive in the shooting was not released.

Harris is being jailed under a $1 million bond, police said.

There has been a rash of recent shootings in Kinston. On Tuesday alone, shots were fired into two different Kinston homes, police said. (CLICK HERE to read more.)

On July 9, a 21-year-old was shot at Mitchell Wooten Apartments in Kinston, said investigators. At last check, police were still looking for the gunman. (CLICK HERE to read more.)

On June 23, a man was found dead with a gunshot wound at a home on Williams Street, police said. (CLICK HERE to read more.)

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