Roanoke police have identified the man and woman who were killed in a shooting on Wednesday.
Kyyona Casey, 21, and Justin Jennings, 31, both of Roanoke, died after a shooting somewhere between the city’s West End and Melrose-Rugby neighborhoods.
Deontray Clements, 30, is being treated for injuries from the shooting, a Roanoke police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Police have revealed few details about the deaths, the seventh and eighth homicides in the city this year.
Officers patrolling on Patterson Avenue Southwest heard gunshots about 2 a.m. Wednesday, police have said. About a mile away, they found a vehicle heading east on Orange Avenue near 11th Street Northwest. It stopped in the 800 block of Orange Avenue.
Inside the vehicle, police found a woman who had died and two men with gunshot wounds. The man police identified as Jennings died at the hospital.
Casey died from a gunshot wound to the head and neck, according to the medical examiner’s office. Jennings died of a gunshot wound to the back.
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital said Thursday they had no information about Clements.
No one has been arrested.
Police on Thursday declined to identify any motive for the killings, the location of the shooting, who was driving the vehicle or how it came to stop on Orange Avenue.
Members of Casey’s family and friends of Jennings did not immediately respond to social media messages .
Anyone with information can contact police at 344-8500 or through text beginning with the phrase “RoanokePD” at 274637.