Man found shot after crash in Northwest Roanoke

Police are on the scene of Aspen Street and Tremont Drive NW
Police are on the scene of Aspen Street and Tremont Drive NW(WDBJ7)
Published: Sep. 2, 2023 at 5:04 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened in Northwest on Saturday afternoon.

Police responded to a car crash in the 1600 block of Aspen Street NW around 2:30 Saturday. Officers found an unresponsive man inside a car that had crashed into a detached storage building.

First responders got the man out of the car and found he was suffering from serious gunshot wounds. Roanoke Fire-EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Police say the shooting happened near the intersection of Tremont Drive and Fairland Road NW. Officers found evidence that the man was shot near the intersection, then drove to Aspen Street NW and crashed.

No one has been arrested.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540) 344-8500. You can also text RPD at 274637. Begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Calls and texts can remain anonymous.