Man arrested for shooting at apartment complex in Leland


LELAND, NC (WWAY) — Leland Police Department are investigating after they responded to shots fired early Saturday morning at the HunterStone Apartments.

Police say around 3:12 a.m. Saturday morning officers arrived on the scene and heard additional shots fired. That’s when police made a request for the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Response Team.

Leland Police Chief Mike James says they evacuated residents from the 1006 apartment complex, where the shots were coming from.

Once residents were evacuated, the response team entered the building and located Vicente Revilla-Bolanos inside an apartment. Police took him into custody without incident.

Chief James says Revilla-Bolanos, 24, is a Mexican national, who is in the US illegally. He is charged for firing out of an occupied dwelling, discharging a firearm in the city limits, and illegal possession of a firearm.

No injuries were reported.

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