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Man dies after Southeast Roanoke shooting

Shooting happened Friday afternoon.

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke Police say the victim has passed away from his injuries. He has been identified as Dontae Taylor, 22.

This incident is now being investigated as a homicide.

No arrests have been made at this time.


Police do not believe there’s an imminent threat to the public after a shooting Friday afternoon in Roanoke.

At 3:20 p.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Indian Village Lane SE for a reported shooting victim.

They arrived to find the victim and he was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment of what police said appeared to be serious injuries.

No arrests have been made yet and police no longer have an active perimeter around the scene.