ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A homicide investigation is underway, according to police, after a shooting that occurred at the 700 block of Hunt Avenue NW on Monday, Dec. 12.
Police were notified by the City of Roanoke’s Emergency 9-1-1 center of a person with a gunshot wound at 3:10 p.m. Officials said they say they arrived and located a male with a critical gunshot wound inside a residence.
Police report the man died at the scene. The name of the victim will be released once the next of kin is properly notified.
Roanoke Police say they do not have any suspects in custody and no arrests have been made.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call 540-344-8500. Police are also accepting text messages at 274637 with the text beginning with “RoanokePD.” Calls and texts can be anonymous.