DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A Lexington man is facing several charges following an assault that left one person with a gunshot wound, according to Davidson County court records.
Qwaizoun Ortes Sampson, 22, is accused in court records of assaulting the victim “with a gun by firing it into an occupied dwelling and striking the victim in the head.”
The assault took place on Wednesday and a warrant for Sampson’s arrest was issued on Thursday, according to court records.
Sampson is also accused in court records of possessing a semi-automatic firearm while being a convicted felon.
He is being charged with the following:
- Discharging a firearm within an enclosure
- Discharging a firearm within city limits (Thomasville)
- Assault with a deadly weapon
- Possession of a firearm by a felon
Sampson was given a $50,000 bond for the possession of a firearm by a felon charge. No bond has been set for the charges related to the assault.
He will appear in the Davidson County District Courthouse on Dec. 14.