U.S. Marshals arrest teen accused of shooting 2 outside club

KINSTON, LENOIR COUNTY - The U.S. Marshal Fugitive Task Force have arrested a teen accused of shooting two people outside a club in Kinston.

According to the Kinston Department of Public Safety, U.S. Marshals arrested 19-year-old De'riantre Vashon Rouse, of Kinston, Thursday on Allen Road in Greenville.

Police said Rouse shot Jevonte O. Jones and Koreyevel Barnes, both 21, outside Sasparillas Nightclub at 1620 N. Queen St. in Kinston. It happened before 3 a.m on May 31.

After his arrest in Greenville on Thursday, Rouse was transported back to Kinston and is being held in the Lenoir County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, police said.

Rouse was given a $150,000 bond for those charges, plus an addition $10,000 bond for a probation violation.

Police said Rouse shot Jones and Barnes after a fight in the parking lot of the club. Jones was shot in the arm and Barnes was shot in the upper thigh. The two victims went to Lenoir Memorial Hospital, and police said that was how they learned about the shooting.

Jones was later taken to Vidant Medical Center, where he was treated and released, police told NewsChannel 12. Barnes has also been released from the hospital.

Barnes is a football player for North Carolina A&T State University.

The suspect, Rouse, is a 2013 Kinston High School graduate who played football and basketball. He was a player for the school's basketball state championship team last year.

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