The assault took place on September 8, according to local police. Reports indicated that a couple was attacked by two suspects. The suspects had parked in an area in Gastonia just out of site of the couple. They then ran from their car armed with a handgun and fired shots towards the victims. It is unknown whether any injuries occurred as a result of the incident.
Police were able to connect 28-year-old Mike Carvell Freeman Jr. with the crime and he was arrested on charges of felony conspiracy and malicious assault in secret. He was arrested on Saturday and placed under a $100,000 bond.
The other suspect has not been identified yet by police, and the case remains under investigation.