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One dead, two hospitalized after shooting on Campbell Avenue SE in Downtown Roanoke

UPDATE – 12:30 p.m. Sunday

One person died and two others were hospitalized following a shooting on Campbell Avenue SE in Roanoke early Sunday, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

RPD said at around 1:20 a.m., police were on patrol in the downtown area when they heard gunshots coming from the 100 block of Campbell Avenue SE.

Responding officers located two victims, a man lying outside of a business in the area and a woman inside of the business, with gunshot wounds, according to authorities.

Police said the woman’s injuries appeared to be non-life threatening and the man’s injuries appeared to be critical.

Roanoke Fire-EMS transported both victims to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment, according to police.

RPD said while officers were on scene, they were advised that another man with what appeared to be a non-life threatening gunshot wound had arrived at the hospital via personal vehicle. Police said the investigation indicted this third victim was also injured at the shooting on Campbell Avenue SE.

Police said as officers were continuing their investigation at the scene, they were advised that the man with the critical gunshot wound has succumbed to his injuries, and RPD said this is now an active homicide investigation.

No suspects were located on scene and no arrests have been made at this time, and details about what led to the shooting are limited, authorities said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call (540)344-8500 and share what you know. You can also text 274637; begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.


There was a heavy police presence on Campbell Avenue in Downtown Roanoke early Sunday morning.

Multiple police officers and police tape were in the area near Shishka Hookah Bar.

Details are limited at this time, but 10 News is working to learn more information.

Source: WSLS News 10

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