Police have confirmed what the family of a shooting victim had already said, that the shooting victim two days ago in Vinton has died from his injuries. Vinton Police confirm that Carlos “Los” Andre Jones, 29, of Roanoke died at the scene. The shooting happened in the 500 block of Chestnut Street around 2:15 pm Wednesday afternoon. A news release says in part that detectives are investigating the matter as a homicide and have been in contact with the Roanoke County Commonwealth’s Attorney with case details.
NEWS RELEASE from September 16th: Vinton, VA – On September 16, 2020, at approximately 2:15 PM, the Vinton Police Department was dispatched to a private residence in the 500 block of Chestnut St. in the Town of Vinton in reference to malicious wounding. Additional 911 calls were also received reports that someone had been shot. Upon arrival, responding officers located one male with critical injuries. Vinton Police officers are currently on scene investigating the incident. We do not believe there is an immediate threat to the community regarding this incident.