1 killed, man wanted in overnight shooting at Salem convenience store

UPDATE: Police are seeking assistance in locating a suspect related to this shooting that left one person killed.

Officials said Mark Allen Bell, 32, is suspected of shooting and killing another man Tuesday morning on West Main Street.

According to police, officer responded to the 1900-block of West Main Street in reference to shots fired.

They said upon arrival, officers located a male subject in the parking lot suffering from a single gunshot wound.

According to officials, a call came in around 2:04 a.m. about a shooting at the GoMart on West Main Street.

He was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he later died, as a result of the shooting.

Police said Bell is charged with Second Degree Murder, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, Reckless Handling of a Firearm and Discharge a Firearm within the City Limits.

According to officials, a female who was with the victim at the time of the shooting, Angela Woolwine, 29, of Roanoke, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute.

She is being held at the Roanoke County-Salem Jail on a secured bond.

Anyone with information on Mark Allen Bell’s whereabouts can contact the Salem Police Department at 540-375-3010.



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