Roanoke Police: One shot in Jamison Avenue incident

On March 15, 2018 at 5.02 p.m. Roanoke Police responded to the 800 block of Jamison Avenue, S.E. in reference to a report of shots fired. 

While responding, the officers received another call that the victim was in the 700 block of Bullitt Avenue, S.E. This is where the officers located Tyreze Witherspoon, age 21. He had a gunshot wound to his arm. 

The shooting took place outside a residence in the 800 block of Jamison Avenue. Tyreze ran to Bullitt Avenue after he was shot. Officers located cartridge cases outside the residence. Tyreze was transported to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital by Roanoke Fire and EMS for treatment.

Detectives are currently investigating. No arrests have been made for the shooting.


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