CONCORD, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Two men have been arrested after police said their "celebratory gunfire" entered an occupied home on New year's Eve.
The shooting incident took place at 12:05 a.m. Monday, Jan. 1 at 101 Robbins Street.
Police said two men were shooting at midnight to celebrate the New Year and fired shots into a person's home. Thankfully, no one was hurt.
Gregory Ellis has been charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied property, discharging a firearm within City limits, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
The NC Dept. of Corrections public website lists Ellis as being sentenced for several crimes in the past including second-degree murder, soliciting indecent liberties with a child, and a previous offense of possession of a firearm by a felon. Ellis is currently in the Cabarrus County Jail under a $70,000 bond.
The second man, identified as Steven Rogers Jr., has been charged with discharging a firearm in the City limits, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
The NC Dept. of Corrections public website lists Rogers as being sentenced for several criminal offenses in the past including assault on a female, possession of a Schedule II drug, and DWI. Rogers was given a $50,000 secured bond and is no longer in Cabarrus County jail at this time.
Concord police said both handguns and a rifle were seized in this case.