Lenoir

Man charged with attempted murder, sought as suspect in shooting

KINSTON, Lenoir County - One man is recovering after being shot at his home and now police have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect on charges of attempted murder.

The shooting incident happened on Saturday at approximately 5.15 p.m. Officers with the Kinston Police Department responded to a call of a man being shot at 403 Glenwood Avenue.

The victim was identified as Vanglee Jones Jr., 36, of Kinston. He was transported to UNC Lenoir Health Care by a private vehicle. He was subsequently transferred to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, where he was being treated for a single gunshot wound, according to police.

An investigation revealed the victim and an acquaintance, Donnie Ray Allen, 34 of Kinston, were involved in an altercation. Allen fled the area prior to the officers' arrival.  A warrant for the arrest of Allen for attempted murder has been issued/
 
Anyone with information about this case or the whereabouts of Donnie Allen is encouraged to call the Kinston PD Tips Line at (252) 939-4020 or Lenoir County Crime Stoppers at (252) 523-4444.

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