Man shot and killed in Roanoke, no suspect yet

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Roanoke, Virginia, USA downtown skyline from above at dusk.

On September 4, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 300 block of Harrison Avenue NW. Responding officers located an unresponsive adult male in the area with what appeared to be critical injuries. Roanoke Fire-EMS pronounced the victim deceased on scene. The identity of the victim will be released after next-of-kin is properly notified.

No suspects were located on scene and no arrests have been made at this time. This remains an ongoing homicide investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text us at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

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