A juvenile male was shot to death Friday night in Roanoke’s Virginia Heights neighborhood.

About 10 p.m., Roanoke police were called to the 2100 block of Denniston Avenue where they found the juvenile with a gunshot wound, a police news release said.

Emergency responders from Roanoke Fire-EMS declared the person dead at the scene, according to the release. No arrests have been made. No other information was available.

Police ask anyone with information about the death to call 344-8500 or text 274637 with RoanokePD at the top. You can remain anonymous.

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Matt Chittum covers Roanoke City. A Roanoke native, he’s been at the Roanoke Times for more than two decades, having overcome an inauspicious start with a part-time clerical job.

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