Crime & Courts

19-year-old arrested in Caldwell County shooting

Mekhi Aundrel Dula
Mekhi Aundrel Dula Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office

Caldwell County sheriff’s investigators charged a 19-year-old in a shooting Wednesday in the Dulatown community.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to a hospital before emergency workers arrived at the scene on Roy Dula Place. The victim was in stable condition Thursday.

Makhi Aundrel Dula was arrested at a home in Lenoir later that evening and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was jailed on $250,000 bail.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak