Police identify victim in deadly Northwest Roanoke shooting on Hanover Avenue

Authorities investigating as a homicide

10 News is at the scene of a deadly shooting in Northwest Roanoke (WSLS)


The Roanoke Police Department identified the victim in this shooting as 30-year-old Ulysses K. Williams.

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Williams was a Roanoke resident.

The investigation remains ongoing.


A man is dead after a shooting in Northwest Roanoke on Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Officers said they responded to the 1200 block of Hanover Avenue NW around 1:45 p.m. and found a man with a critical gunshot wound lying in the street.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

10 News is at the scene working to learn more.

Authorities will release the the identity after family has been notified.

Police said this is a homicide investigation.

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