UPDATE: Police say Roanoke shooting leaves one man dead

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Roanoke police say a man died, following a shooting incident in the city Thursday morning.

Daniel Franklin Liptak, 56, was shot in the lower body according to police. Although conscious when officers arrived around 6:15 Thursday morning, police say he died less than an hour later at a nearby hospital.


Roanoke Police are reporting that a person was shot early this morning.

It happened at the 1500 block of Patterson Ave at around 6 a.m.

The victim who was shot has been transported to the hospital.

Their condition is unknown at this time.

Stay with WDBJ7 for this is a developing story.