One dead after Northwest Roanoke shooting

Details are limited at this time

ROANOKE, Va. – The Roanoke Police Department is investigating after a person was shot and killed in Northwest Roanoke Wednesday night.

At about 7:40 p.m., police were dispatched to Harrison Ave NW and 5th Street NW for a shots fired call.

Officers arrived at the scene to find a male victim who had been critically injured from a shooting. He later died from his injuries, according to Roanoke Police. Police have not yet identified the victim of this shooting.

No suspects were located on scene and no arrests have been made at this time.

Details on what led up to the shooting weren’t immediately clear. 10 News has reached out to Roanoke Police for more information.

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

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