News Releases

June 15, 2017

ROANOKE POLICE INVESTIGATE MURDER IN 2300 BLOCK OF TUCKAWANA NW

Roanoke, Va.- On Thursday June 15, 2017 at 12:18 am, Roanoke Police responded to the 2300 Block of Tuckawana Circle N.W. in reference to a call of shots fired. On arrival officers located a male with gunshot wounds lying behind the building. The male was identified as Nickalas Nathaniel Lee, age 17 of Roanoke. Roanoke Fire EMS transported Lee to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 1:13 a.m. There has been no arrests made at this time. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the RPD tip line at 540-344-8500.