Joshua Berdell Perdue, 26 , and Levester Berdell Perdue, 49, both of Rome, were arrested this week after police said they shot an AR-15 numerous times near Perkins Street.

Authorities said that after investigating the shooting they discovered that Joshua Perdue was a convicted felon who was also on probation.

Perdue is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharge of firearm near a street and probation violation.

Perdue is charged with shooting a gun in the city.