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From Roanoke City Police: Police have identified the deceased victim as Sean De Dieu Nkurunziza, 26 of Roanoke. The investigation indicates the victim engaged in a verbal dispute with an unidentified individual which escalated to the shooting. This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text us at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

PREVIOUS: On February 24, 2019 just before 1:00 am, Roanoke Police responded to a report of shots fired at a business in the 2600 block of Cove Rd NW. Officers located an adult male outside the business, who was pronounced deceased on scene. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text us at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

WDBJ7 identifies the business as the Triangle Mart.