Roanoke City Police continue to search for man wanted for double fatal shooting

Published: Sep. 23, 2023 at 10:15 PM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke City police responded to a call near the Ferncliff Apartments in Northwest Roanoke Saturday evening.

Several police units responded near the complex off Cove Road. Roanoke City dispatch officials tell WDBJ7 they received a call around 8 p.m. from an anonymous source who claimed to have seen the suspect in a shooting that killed two people and left another injured.

Edward L. Denoyer, 25, of Roanoke, has an active warrant for second-degree murder regarding the September 17 homicides on Melrose Avenue NW.

Officials said law enforcement searched the surrounding areas for hours but did not locate Denoyer. They said the incident remains an ongoing investigation.

Police urge the public not to approach him, as he is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who sees him or knows where he is, is asked to call 911.

Roanoke murder suspect Edward Denoyer
Roanoke murder suspect Edward Denoyer(Roanoke Police)