Two Teens Arrested in Connection to Kinston Shooting

Two Teens Arrested in Connection to Kinston Shooting

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Two teens have been arrested for a shooting that happened in Kinston on Saturday. Two teen, Zyquan Lewis, 18, and Daveyontae Miller, 16, were walking on Waverly Avenue when a vehicle drove by a shot multiple rounds at the boys. Lewis was hit multiple times in the upper and lower body. Miller was shot in the lower body. A gun was found next to Lewis’s body but the gun seemed to have jammed when fired.

Tajhmere Hyman Turnage, 16, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious bodily injury and one count of discharging a firearm from a vehicle to incite fear. His bond is unknown.

Lewis, who was shot in the drive-by, was charged with possession of a steel firearm after it was reveal the gun found next to his body was stolen. His bond is $75,000. Both Lewis and Miller recovered from their injures and have been released from the hospital.

Written by Clarke Jones

Source: WNCT