32-year old Tony John Young of Statesville was arrested Thursday on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
The Statesville Police Department says the shooting occurred April 16th in the 100 block of Stockton Street. Officers learned a female had been shot and was at a local hospital. She sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers were able to identify Young as the shooter.
On Thursday, with the assistance of Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force , Young was located at the Red Roof Inn in Statesville. During the arrest, officers saw a handgun on the bed and what they suspect was narcotics on a dresser drawer. Two handguns, several different narcotics along with digital scales and a large sum of cash, police said.
Additional charges are pending for the narcotics and handguns found in the hotel room. Young is being held in the Iredell County Detention Center without bond.
Photo: Statesville Police Department