• Man shot, killed in Marshville home invasion identified


    MARSHVILLE, N.C. - The Union County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man officials said was shot and killed during a morning home invasion in Marshville Thursday.

    Investigators said Robby Charles Blount, 25, forced his way into a home on Lanesboro Road while a mother and her son were home alone.

    Police said he was wearing a mask and was carrying a small handgun.

    One of the family members confronted Blount with a shotgun and shot him, killing him, police said.

    No charges have been filed.

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