Police identify 2 killed in Roanoke shooting

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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- UPDATE, 07/18/2019:

The Roanoke City Police Department have identified the man and woman killed in an early-morning shooting in Roanoke Wednesday.

Kyyona Casey, 21, of Roanoke was found dead at the scene.

Justin Jennings, 31, and Deontray Clements, 30, were both found injured.

Jennings later died at the hospital, and Clements is still receiving treatment for his injuries.

Police said the incident happened shortly before 2:00 a.m. in the area Orange Avenue and 11th St. NW.

Police have not said if a suspect has been arrested in this case. They continue to encourage anyone with information to call (540) 344-8500.

The investigation is ongoing.

ORIGINAL:

Authorities have launched an investigation after a man and a woman were shot dead and another man was hospitalized after a shooting in Roanoke.

The Roanoke City Police Department said the incident happened shortly before 2:00 a.m. in the area Orange Avenue and 11th St. NW

Police said they were patrolling the area when they observed a vehicle driving east on Orange Ave; the vehicle stopped in the 800 block of Orange Ave. NW where officers found one woman dead and two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

The two men were transferred to the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital; where one of the men later died from injuries.

The identities of the three individuals have not been identified at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Roanoke Police Department at (540)344-8500 or text 274637; begin the text with "RoanokePD"."