Police arrest 2 suspects after shots fired in New Castle

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Devonte Rice, Thomas Talley

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) – New Castle police arrested two men after investigating shots that were fired into a home on E. Cherry Street. 

Police said the shots were fired just after 3 a.m. Thursday. Officers received reports that the suspects left the area in a blue Ford Mustang. 

Police said officers stopped a vehicle matching that description on Moravia Street. 

The driver, identified by police as 23-year-old Thomas Talley, and the passenger, 26-year-old Devontae Rice, were arrested.

Police reported finding a .38 caliber revolver in Rice’s waistband. It contained four spent casings and one live round in the cylinder, according to police. 

The gun had been reported stolen out of Pittsburgh, according to police. 

Police said Rice admitted to shooting the gun from the vehicle. 

He’s charged with persons not to possess firearms, firearms not to be carried without a license, receiving stolen property, discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure, propulsion of missiles into an occupied vehicle or onto a roadway, criminal mischief and possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Talley is charged with the discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure, propulsion of missiles into an occupied vehicle or onto a roadway, criminal mischief and possession of a small amount of marijuana. 

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