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Man wounded in Lenoir shooting identified

Published On: May 04 2014 05:39:03 PM CDT
Updated On: May 05 2014 05:44:53 PM CDT
KINSTON -

Police have identified the man who was shot in the shoulder Sunday afternoon in Lenoir County.

19-year-old Dontario Turnage was shot at 2:47 p.m. Sunday on the 500 block of East Bright Street near the Richard Green Apartment Complex. Police said the man was shot in his shoulder.

Witnesses said the shooting happened out on the sidewalk and there could've been more than one gun.

"After I heard them I ducked in the house until the police came," Johanna Lebron said, who lives near by. "One day they're going to accidentally shoot a child instead of who they want to shoot and it's sad."

Turnage was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Police are still investigating. No word on possible suspects.