POLICE: Teens charged with firing shots into the air at Kinston High School

KINSTON (WITN) Two teenagers have been arrested after firing shots into the air at a high school in the East.

(Lathon, Gray)

On Friday, shortly before 10:00 P.M., Kinston Police officers were assisting with clearing parking lots after the football game.
They heard several shots fired into the air.

A car fleeing the area was stopped, according to Kinston Police.

Ni'yon Lathon, 17, of Kinston was charged with possession of a weapon on educational property, discharging a firearm on educational property, possession of a handgun by a minor, going armed to the terror of the public, and possession of marijuana.

Rahmel Gray, 19, of Pink Hill was charged with possession of a weapon on educational property, discharging a firearm on educational property, going armed to the terror of the public and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Neither Lathon nor Gray are students at Kinston High School.
A handgun used in this incident was seized by officers.

Both suspects are being processed into the Lenoir County Jail.