NEW DETAILS: Police arrest suspect after two people shot in Surf City

SURF CITY, N.C. (WITN) – Police in Surf City shared Monday morning that the suspect from a shooting that sent two people to the hospital on Sunday is behind bars.

Devon Veronesi, 21, of Holly Ridge has active arrest warrants for possession of a firearm by a felon, assault with a deadly weapon, and discharging a firearm into an occupied place.

Just after midnight Sunday, police went to the 1500 block of Easy Street after getting a shots fired call.

Officers say after an argument between multiple people, Veronesi shot his gun inside the home and then again at the intersection of Pender Avenue and Topsail Drive.

Police say, during the exchange, a female was hit in the leg and a man was hit in the hand. Both were taken to the hospital for medical treatment.

The Surf City Police Department says Veronesi was arrested last night at 10:35 p.m.