UPDATE: Roanoke man killed in homicide Sunday morning

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On October 15, 2017 at 12:34 a.m. Roanoke Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of Mercer Avenue NW to investigate a report of a man down with a gunshot wound.

Upon arrival officers found the victim, Terrance Devon Pannell, age 26, of Roanoke inside a residence with a least one gunshot wound.

Pannell was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers collected potential physical evidence from inside the residence.
Officers also conducted interviews with several people familiar with the victim in an effort to establish a timeline of events before the incident.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is ongoing.


Roanoke Police are investigating a homicide. According to their Twitter, they got a call around 12:30 this morning and found an adult male dead. It happened in the 1600 Block of Mercer NW. There have been no arrests at this time.