Man charged after shooting teen in the elbow

Man charged after shooting teen in the elbow

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 15 at 8:37 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Authorities arrested a man they believe shot a teen in the elbow.

Jason Laval Dobie, 29, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

A stray bullet struck a teenager in the arm while they were standing near a Charlotte neighborhood Friday.  It happened around 12:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of Augusta Street.

When paramedics arrived the boy was on a nearby porch.

Medics took him to CMC for non-life-threatening injuries. He is expected to be okay.

The victim was with a couple of other teens at the time. According to authorities, Dobie was known to the victim. 

Dobie had the gun when it fired -- striking the teen, police said.

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