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Victim identified in deadly Roanoke Family Dollar shooting

Gollop now charged with first-degree murder

ROANOKE, Va. – An official with the Roanoke Police Department released the identity of the 46-year-old woman who was shot and killed on Saturday.

Felicia Mattox Poindexter, of Roanoke, was one of two people shot by 48-year-old Kimberly Jeanette Gollop, according to police. Police identified the other as David Lee Gravely, 50, of Roanoke. Police say he was treated for a gunshot wound to the leg and has been released from Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

On Aug. 5 at 6:14 p.m., police responded to the 1600 block of Orange Avenue NW in reference to a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found two people who had been shot, as well as Gollop, whom they identified as the shooter.

Police say Gravely and Gollop were in a previous domestic relationship and that both Gollop and Gravely had obtained protective orders on each other in the days before the shooting. The protective orders were received at the Police Department on Aug. 3, and had been entered into the proper systems, but had not been served before the shooting.

Gollop was charged with second-degree murder the night of the incident.

She was indicted Monday morning for charges of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the death of Poindexter. These charges were obtained after consultation with the commonwealth attorney. Additional charges are pending. Detectives are continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the RPD crime line at 540-344-8500.


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