The family of the man recently gunned down in Roanoke is asking the community to stop the violence.

Friends and family of Derek Price gathered at the top of Washington Park Friday night. They stood by candlelight for a second time this week, demanding an end to gun violence in the city.

Price was shot and killed last weekend on Centre Avenue, near Lansdowne Park. He was 41.

Roanoke City Police Chief Chris Perkins as well as Roanoke City Mayor David Bowers came out to help lead the fight and support the Price family.

"Gun violence comes home to the streets of Roanoke and so it doesn't' just happen at Newtown or Virginia Tech or the Washington Navy Yard it happens right here on the streets of Roanoke," said Bowers.

Roanoke City Council members Sherman Lea and Ray Ferris were also in attendance Friday night.

Roanoke City Police Chief Chris Perkins also spoke at Friday's event about how the community needs to get involved in ending the violence.

"Community engagement as been one of my number one priorities as police chief and it's unfortunate that a tragedy has to happen to get some people spurred into action," he said.

No arrests have been made in the case.

According to the family, Price's funeral is scheduled for Tuesday.