UPDATE 4:52 p.m. (8/22/22): The Roanoke Police Department has released the name of the man who died at the hospital Saturday morning following a shooting.

According to authorities, 25-year-old Mahdi H. Holland of Roanoke arrived at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital on Saturday, Aug. 20 with gunshot wounds, but ended up dying from his injuries.

Officials have yet to release any information about where the shooting took place.

If you have any information about Saturday morning’s homicide, you are asked to contact the Roanoke Police Department by calling 540-344-8500 or sending a text starting with “RoanokePD” to 274637. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.



ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A man who had been shot ended up dying at a Star City hospital Saturday morning, leading to a homicide investigation by the Roanoke Police Department.

The department says word came in at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 about a man with gunshot wounds who arrived at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in a personal vehicle.

According to authorities, the man died from his injuries while he was being treated. Police are not planning to release his name until his family has been notified.

As of this writing, officials tell WFXR News they have yet to determine where the shooting took place. In addition, no arrests have been made in connection with this ongoing homicide investigation.

If you have any information about this deadly shooting, you are asked to contact the Roanoke Police Department by calling 540-344-8500 or sending a text starting with “RoanokePD” to 274637. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.