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voiceofreason
04-28-2019, 06:04 AM
https://wset.com/news/local/police-18-year-old-shot-man-after-verbal-fight-escalated

Police: 18-year-old shot man after verbal fight escalated
Friday, April 26th 2019

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ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) -- The Roanoke Police Department said a 40-year-old has died after a shooting Friday evening in Roanoke.

Police responded to the 2100 block of Colgate Street in reference to reports of a person with a gunshot wound around 9:30 p.m.

When they got there, they found Jeremy Altman with a gunshot wound, who was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said their investigation indicates the victim was in a verbal fight with 18-year-old Laron Simmons, which escalated into the shooting.

They said the two men did know each other.:confused:


http://gunmemorial.org/2019/04/25/jeremy-altman

Jeremy Altman, age 40

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Whitebear
04-29-2019, 12:07 PM
Victim of Colgate Street shooting identified; suspect charged (https://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Victim-of-Colgate-Street-shooting-identified-509111721.html)
Police said the two men knew each other previously.
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