Roanoke Police address weekend shootings

Published: Jun. 26, 2023 at 3:31 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke Police held a news conference Monday afternoon to address “recent acts of gun violence that have occurred in our city,” including a fatal shooting Saturday morning and another Sunday night, and a separate shooting involving two people Saturday morning.

All four victims in the three shooting incidents have been identified as being from 15 to 18 years old, according to police.

Roanoke Police command staff, the city’s mayor and vice mayor, and the Roanoke sheriff were slated to speak.

Watch the news conference in this story (above) and on our Facebook page.