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Man charged with shooting elderly man, beating another in two home invasions

Brown (Statesville Police Department) Brown (Statesville Police Department)

A Statesville man arrested Thursday and charged with shooting an 80-year-old man during a home invasion is facing more charges in connection to a similar incident.

Marcus Dshawn Brown, 40, was initially charged with first-degree burglary, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, common law robbery, larceny of a firearm, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police say those charges stem from an incident that happened Wednesday night when an 80-year-old man was shot with his own gun during a home invasion. Brown was also shot during the robbery. Both the victim and Brown are expected to recover.

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Friday, Brown was charged with another round of similar charges after investigators say they linked Brown to another incident that happened around 1:15 a.m. on May 16 on Stockton Street. 

In that home invasion, officers say an 81-year-old man was beaten and robbed in his home. They say a second person was involved, but has not yet been identified.

Anyone with information on either case should call the Statesville Police Department at 704-878-3406.

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