ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The Roanoke Police Department has reported it has arrested a man in an ongoing homicide investigation on January 25.

Around 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Roanoke Police were notified of a person with a gunshot wound on the 700 block of Hunt Avenue NW. When officers got to the scene, they found a man unresponsive with a gunshot wound outside of the home. Emergency personnel pronounced him dead at the scene.

During their investigation, witnesses identified 20-year-old Christopher A. Arias as the alleged shooter. Police say Arias attempted to flee the scene but was taken into custody. Officials learned that Arias and the victim knew each other.

Arias has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder and remains in custody.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

Roanoke Police say they are still investigating the shooting.

WFXR News will update this story with new information as it is released.