From Roanoke City Police: On January 31, 2021 at approximately 3:45 a.m., Roanoke Police were notified of a person with a gunshot wound in the 700 block of Hunt Avenue NW. Responding officers located an adult male unresponsive in a vehicle with a serious gunshot wound. Roanoke Fire-EMS transported him to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim’s identity will be released after next of kin is notified.
No suspects were located on scene and no arrests have been made at this time. This is an active homicide investigation.
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