KINSTON, N.C. — Authorities say six people have been arrested after a brawl in the parking lot of a hospital where a shooting victim was being treated.

Kinston police said the shooting and the fight Tuesday evening were related.

Authorities say 18-year-old Golontae Brock was dropped off UNC Lenoir Hospital with gunshot wounds, but his injuries don’t appear to be life threatening.

About 30 minutes later, police said in a news release that six people ranging in age from 17 to 22 got into a fight in the hospital parking lot. They were all charged with disorderly conduct and taken to jail.

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