• 88-year-old man accused of murder released on bond

    By: Ken Lemon


    GASTONIA - An elderly man accused of killing his roommate in Gastonia was released on bond Wednesday.

    Eighty-eight-year-old Charles Venn has been in jail since last Easter. Police say he shot 80-year-old Vivian Schrone after they got into an argument at their home near McAdenville. Venn says it was an accident.

    Schrone’s daughter visited him in jail before his release to comfort him.

    Next Up:

  • Headline Goes Here

    88-year-old man accused of murder released on bond

  • Headline Goes Here

    2 masked gunmen rob Verizon store near Northlake Mall, CMPD says

  • Headline Goes Here

    4-year-old believed to be dead after being swept away by ocean in Kitty Hawk

  • Headline Goes Here

    Silver Alert issued for Gaston County man

  • Headline Goes Here

    Embattled VA nominee Ronny Jackson accused of drunken driving, drug use