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GoFundMe launched for 8-year-old boy killed on Monday, authorities express condolences

Roanoke, Virginia – Identity of 8-year-old boy killed in a shooting on Monday in Roanoke has been released.
The incident occurred around 5:40 p.m. in the 1600 block of Queen Ann Drive SE.
The City of Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority expressed condolences to the family of Camden Brown in the following statement:
“The City of Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners, team members and I are deeply saddened to learn about the death of one of our young residents. We offer our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time. We will assist the family members who lost their loved one with all of our resources. We are ready to provide grief counselors on site for the family and our staff is working with other community partners to help them in any way we can.”
In order to help offset funeral costs for the boy, a GoFundMe page has been launched.

Donald Wolfe

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