(UPDATE 7-1) — The juvenile male involved in this incident has passed away from his injuries. This is now being investigated as a homicide. No arrests have been made at this time. This remains 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.
(previously) From Roanoke Police Department: On June 27, 2020 right after 3:00 a.m., Roanoke Police were notified of a shots fired call in the 5000 block of Valley View Blvd NW. Responding officers located a juvenile male with a critical gunshot wound. He was transported by Roanoke Fire-EMS to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries.