Northwest Roanoke shooting leaves one man dead

Published: Sep. 17, 2023 at 5:44 AM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Roanoke police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened on Sunday morning.

Roanoke police officers responded to reports of a person with a gunshot wound in the 800 block of Westside Blvd NW at 4:05 a.m. on Sunday. Officers found a man inside a home in the area with a critical gun shot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

This is an ongoing homicide investigation.

Original Story: A shooting that happened on Sunday morning in Roanoke City left one person with life threatening injuries.

Roanoke City dispatch confirmed to WDBJ7 there was a shooting in the 800 block of Westside Boulevard Northwest around 4 a.m. on Sunday. That shooting left one man with life threatening wounds.

He was taken to the hospital.

So far, no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540) 344-8500 or text 274637; with the text beginning in “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Calls and texts can remain anonymous.