Teens arrested for shots fired near Enloe

May 23, 2009 10:55:38 AM PDT
Raleigh police have arrested two teens who allegedly shot at a car near Enloe High School. No one was hurt in the incident.Two suspects, 16-year-old Jose Isaac Martinez-Yanes and a 15-year-old juvenile, are in custody in connection with Friday's shooting.

Raleigh police spent much of Friday morning marking the spots where they found evidence at the scene along Bertie Drive.

"It's right here at the school. It's at the school premises," said parent Shiela Bradshaw.

It's where dozens of Enloe High students park, and it happened around 7 a.m. as some kids were arriving on campus.

Bradshaw's daughter is in the 11th grade and was walking to school when the shots rang out.

"She was freaked out. She was scared to death," said Bradshaw. "I walked up to the school and the official indicated the kids were on lockdown in the gym and that they were all fine."

Wake school officials say they rushed all students into the school but that class began just a few minutes late and that Enloe was never locked down.

As things returned to normal on campus, police spread out across east Raleigh searching for suspects. Police dogs tracked footprints to the Milburnie Road Apartments, and then suspects were sighted several blocks away. Police ran to their cruisers and took off. They arrived at another apartment complex where young children were waiting at a bus stop.

We spoke with a witness who didn't want to be on camera who says he saw two men fleeing police in the area.

"It's kinda scary, you know, kids getting ready for school in the morning time, don't need anything like that to be happening," the person said.

After hours of looking, police gave up the search, which has parents like Bradshaw upset and scared.

"I think there needs to be more police out here to find these individuals with guns in their hands," she offered.

Police say no injuries were reported as a result of the shooting.

Juvenile petitions and a secure custody order have been obtained on the 15-year-old juvenile for possession of a firearm by a minor and discharging a firearm in the city, and Martinez-Yanes is charged with possession of a firearm by a minor.


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