ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — A man has been arrested following a deadly shooting and assault Saturday night in Robeson County, according to the sheriff’s office.
Trevion M. Cooper, 25, of St. Pauls, was arrested at 12:49 a.m. Monday by Robeson County Sheriff’s Office investigators, SWAT operators and the U.S. Marshals Carolinas Regional Fugitive Force on charges of first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.
Cooper is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center with no bond.
Deputies were called at about 9:45 p.m. to the 200 block of Maple Leaf Drive in the St. Pauls area for a shooting. Amonte M. Blocker, 26, of St. Pauls, was found dead by deputies, according to the sheriff’s office.
A woman in the home was also allegedly assaulted by Cooper, according to the sheriff’s office.
No other details about the shooting were immediately available. Anyone with information is asked to call 910-671-3170 or 910-671-3100.
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