UPDATE: Search warrant shows that Roanoke officers found evidence of shooting

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Roanoke Police are diving deeper into a case in which a man was murdered last month.

Michael Nance was shot and killed in on Staunton Avenue. A warrant released on Tuesday shows that officers have found evidence Michael David shot Nance. David was arrested the day after the shooting.

A second-degree murder warrant was also issued for Markeith Bryson that day. He is still on the loose.


Detectives have obtained a second degree murder warrant for Markeith Bryson Jr., 19, of Roanoke. He has not been served with the warrant.

If you know where Bryson Jr. is, call 911. If you have information that may help find him, call 540-344-8500.


The man who was shot on Staunton Avenue in Roanoke has died, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

The shooting happened around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the 1800 block of Staunton Ave. NW.

A police officer gave the victim first aid at the scene before paramedics were able to take over. The victim was taken to the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he died about an hour later.

Police have identified the victim as 28-year-old Michael Lee Nance, who lived in Roanoke. Evidence indicates that he was in his vehicle when he was shot, and that the shooting was related to drug activity.

Roanoke police made an arrest Wednesday morning. 19-year-old Michael Antonio David Jr. is charged with second-degree murder.

David is being held at the Roanoke City Jail.


The Roanoke Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday evening.

A man was taken to the hospital after being shot around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

The shooting happened in the 1800 block of Staunton Avenue.

No arrests have been made.