Victim identified in murder along Gayle St. NW Saturday

No suspects have been taken into custody
Published: Oct. 26, 2020 at 4:06 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - According to Roanoke Police, Kenneth Scott, 24 of Roanoke, was found dead Saturday night in the 1900 block of Gayle Street NW.

The case is being treated as a murder. According to two warrants, Scott was apparently stepping out of a rented Nissan Maxima with Florida tags when he was shot. The car was searched, but nothing was recovered.

A witness told police Scott had been messaging with a person over Facebook before the shooting. No one has been taken into custody.

Anyone with helpful tips is asked to call 540-344-8500. Text messages can be sent to 274637 (beginning the message with “Roanoke PD” to make sure it is sent correctly). Calls and messages can remain anonymous, according to Roanoke PD.

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