UPDATE: Man shot and killed after attempting to rob a residence

Published: Feb. 25, 2019 at 2:25 AM EST
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Roanoke County Police have identified a man who was shot and killed after authorities say he tried to rob a residence in the 6000 block of Carefree Lane.

An investigation revealed that Frankie E. Cordova, 27, of Roanoke, was the man who was shot after attempting to rob the residence. Police say the homeowner was able to fire his own weapon, killing Cordova. No charges have been placed at this time.


The Roanoke County Police Department is investigating after a man was shot Sunday evening.

Officers responded to the 6000 block of Carefree Lane in Roanoke County at around 8:55 p.m. Sunday on a call about a disturbance with a weapon. When officer arrived to the scene, they found a man had been shot.

According to police, this shooting is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

Police are still investigating this incident.

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