LINCOLNTON, NC (WBTV) - A Cleveland County man was convicted in Superior Court Wednesday for shooting into an occupied vehicle in September of last year.
46-year-old Mickey Gene Mellon of Lawndale will serve between 27 and 42 months in prison.
He was convicted of attempted discharging a firearm into occupied property and possession of a firearm by a felon.
The court found that on September 29, 2013, Mellon was driving a gold-colored minivan and fired shots at a green Jeep Cherokee occupied by his girlfriend.
The incident happened on Hull's Grove Church Road near Lincolnton.