Police: Man fatally shot by armed employee in Roanoke business after firing shots


    UPDATE 4:15 P.M.

    Roanoke Police say that after their investigation, a man was fatally shot by an employee after entering a business on Shenandoah Avenue NW.

    Jeffrey Burnette, 27, of Roanoke entered the business and fired off several rounds at around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning.

    Burnette was then fatally shot by an armed employee of the business.

    The incident remains under investigation and police are working with the Commonwealth Attorney's Office.


    ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) -- Police are investigating a shooting in Roanoke that took place Tuesday morning.

    Officials confirm a call came in about an incident in the 3600-block of Shenandoah Avenue SW around 3:17 a.m.

    This is a developing story.

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