State v. Buchanan, ___ N.C. App. ___, 818 S.E.2d 703 (Aug. 7, 2018)

The court dismissed the defendant’s assertion that the trial court erred in its jury instructions for the offense of assault by pointing a gun, finding that the defendant failed to properly preserve this issue for appellate review by lodging objection at trial and failed to specifically and distinctly allege plain error on appeal.