Police obtain evidence in death of Roanoke teenager

Police won't say if they have any suspects


There’s a development today in the homicide case of Nickalas Lee, the Roanoke teenager who died two weeks ago.

Police now have evidence in the shooting.

Search warrants show that police obtained evidence from the home and car of a 21-year-old man. Jail records show they’re still holding him in Roanoke City Jail.

Police arrested the man at his house on Grayson Avenue Northwest on June 21 and executed search warrants for his home and his car. They said they seized two cell phones, simcard packages, a thumb drive, shorts and a hat, according to search warrants.


Police have not made any arrests in his death and will not say if they have any suspects, according to department spokesman Scott Leamon.

Lee, 17, was a recent Patrick Henry High School graduate. He died at the hospital after he was shot June 15 in the 2300 block of Tuckawana Circle Northwest.

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