FROM ROANOKE POLICE
The victim of the shooting on Eastern Avenue NW passed away from his injuries this morning just after 9 a.m. We are now investigating this incident as a homicide.
No arrests have been made at this time, and the investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information about this case, they're asked to call our tip line at (540) 344-8500 and share what they saw.
Callers can remain anonymous. You can also send an anonymous text message to 274637. Please use the keyword "RoanokePD" at the beginning of the text to make sure it's properly sent. Reference case number 18-076345. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.