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


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    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.

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    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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