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2 weekend shootings hurt 3 people

By Jon Erickson
Published On: May 12 2013 05:22:38 PM CDT
KINSTON, NORTH CAROLINA -

Kinston Police are investigating two weekend shooting incidents that injured three people.

The most recent was Sunday just before 4 a.m.

Police were called to the area of the 1000 block of McLewean Street.

Two people, 19-year-old Jamal Pridgen and 20-year-old Dashawn Maye, were injured in that incident, police said.

They were first taken to Lenoir Memorial Hospital and later transferred to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville; their conditions were unavailable.

Police say the two were shot in their legs.

Investigators are also looking for whoever shot a 19-year-old man Friday night.

Officers were called to the 800 block of East Caswell Street, where Jaquel Dixon had been shot.

He was also transferred to Vidant Medical Center; his condition was not available.

No one has been arrested in either case.

Police say there is no indication that the two cases are related.