1 dead, 1 hurt in shootings in Roanoke; crimes may be linked

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Roanoke police say one man was fatally shot and another was hurt in two shootings that may be related.
    
The department said in a news release that officers were called shortly before noon Thursday to a home and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital.
    
While investigating the shooting, officers determined that a home invasion might have occurred and the victim had shot one of the suspects.
    
Officers were then called to another scene, where they found a man with a gunshot wound. That man was taken to a hospital, where he died.
    
Investigators are working to determine if the two shootings are related.

© 2017 Associated Press


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