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Man dies after weekend shooting in Northeast Roanoke


Authorities have identified the victim in a shooting over the weekend that has now died.

Alvin Kasey, 40, of Roanoke was shot on Williamson Road near the Hardee’s on Sunday at about 2:40 a.m, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

Police said the incident is now being investigated as a homicide and no arrests have been made.


A man is in the hospital with a gunshot wound after a shooting on Williamson Road, according to the Roanoke Police Department.

On Sunday at about 2:40 a.m., police said they received the report of a man with serious injuries outside of a business near the Hardee’s on Williamson Road.

When officers arrived at the scene they found him lying in a parking lot with what appeared to be a serious gunshot wound, according to authorities.

Officers said Roanoke Fire-EMS transported him to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.

According to authorities, no suspects were located on the scene, and no arrests have been made at this time. 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 them at 274637; please begin the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

Gayle Gordon

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