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Deputies: 2 arrested for Pitt County drive-by shooting

By Kristen Beatty, Producer
Published On: Jan 15 2014 06:10:14 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 15 2014 06:10:48 PM CST
PITT COUNTY -

Deputies have arrested two people accused of a drive-by shooting into an occupied house in Pitt County.

Following a two-month investigation, deputies arrested Aristeo Ramirez-Hernandez and Yessika Yuridia Benitez-Ocampo on Wednesday, according to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office. Both suspects have been charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling.

The suspects allegedly fired into a home on the 300 block of Homestead Drive near Greenville on Nov. 17, 2013. Two vehicles parked in the driveway were also damaged, investigators said.

Deputies said further charges may be pending. There is no word on a motive.