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Man arrested for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill

Stanly County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man following a shooting Saturday in Oakboro.

Tyler Whitley

Detectives charged Tyler Andrew Whitley, 29, of 1348 N. Main St., Oakboro, with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle.

Thomas Gray Smith, the victim, is recovering.

Whitley has an initial court date of July 6 and is under a $50,000 secured bond.