State v. Buchanan, 260 N.C.App. 616, 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.