Roanoke Police: Resident Shoots & Kills Intruder, No Charges Filed

Roanoke, VA - Roanoke Police say they will not file charges right now against a resident who shot and killed a person who tried to break inside a home.

Officers responded to a home on Ferncliff Avenue a little before midnight.

They say it appears someone was trying to break into the home and was shot by a person inside.

The suspect was found near the home and pronounced dead at the hospital.

At this point in the investigation, police have not filed any charges.

The incident is still under investigation though.

The name of the person killed has not been released.

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