Arrest made after New Year's Eve 'celebratory gunfire' enters house

Rogers (left) Ellis (right) 

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.