Teen dead after Roanoke shooting
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A shooting Saturday night left a boy dead in what preliminary evidence indicates was an accident and self-inflicted.
Roanoke Police say they responded around 11:40 p.m to the 1500 block of Shamrock Street NW to a report of a person who had been shot. They found the unresponsive boy outside the home with what appeared to be critical injuries.
An officer rendered aid until Roanoke Fire-EMS took the teen to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he died a short time after.
Results from the Medical Examiner’s Office are pending regarding the cause of death.
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