Man Dead After Shooting In Roanoke

Roanoke Police are investigating a shooting that happened on the 4500 block of Melrose Avenue Northwest in Roanoke. 

Officers were called to the scene around 6:30pm and found an adult male from Salem who had gunshot wounds. 

The victim was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The police are withholding the identity of the victim pending the notification of next of kin. 

At this time, police do not believe there is a threat to the community. 

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