UPDATE: Police identify suspect after two people shot in Surf City

SURF CITY, N.C. (WITN) – Police in Surf City identified the suspect from a shooting that sent two people to the hospital on Sunday.

Devon Veronesi, 21-year-old of Holly Ridge, NC, 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, police went to the 1500 block of Easy St. after receiving 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 is working with surrounding law enforcement agencies to arrest Veronesi, as his current location is known.

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