Paramedic shot after suspect crashes into ambulance in Kinston

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Sunday, May 28, 2023
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KINSTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A paramedic in Lenoir County was taken to the hospital Sunday evening after they were shot while responding to a call.

According to officials, the paramedic was responding to a call on Marilyn Drive just before 6 p.m. While attempting to move a patient into an ambulance another vehicle hit the ambulance. A suspect then got out of the vehicle and began firing a weapon hitting the paramedic.

The paramedic was taken to ECU Health Center for their injuries.

The names of the victim and suspect have not been released.

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