ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) UPDATE
Roanoke City Police are investigating a homicide after a body was found this morning near the 600-block of Lucerne St. in Northwest.
An initial investigation by authorities determined that the incident was a homicide, according to a release from the Roanoke Police Department.
Family members of the victim identify the person as Corey Brown, although police have not confirmed those details yet.
Police have also identified a person of interest in this incident, according to the release.
The incident remains under investigation.
Roanoke City Police are investigating after a body was found this morning near the 600-block of Lucerne St. in Northwest.
Officers got the call around 6 a.m., and say the victim suffered from gunshot wounds.
Neighbors tell WDBJ7 the victim was a man, and family of the victim is on scene.
Half of the street is still blocked off as of 9 a.m.