ROANOKE, VA. (THECOUNT) — Kyyona Casey and Justin Jennings, both of Roanoke, Virginia, have been identified as the victims killed in a shooting on Wednesday.

Casey, 21, and Jennings, 31, died after a shooting near the city’s West End neighborhood.


Deontray Clements, 30, is being treated for injuries from the shooting, a Roanoke police spokeswoman said Thursday.

Officers on Patterson Avenue Southwest heard gunshots about 2 a.m. Wednesday and found a vehicle heading east on Orange Avenue near 11th Street Northwest.

Inside, they found a woman who had died and two men with gunshot wounds. The man police identified as Jennings died at the hospital, reports MartinsvilleBulletin.

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.

No one has been arrested in the deaths, the seventh and eighth homicides in the city this year.

Members of Casey’s family and friends of Jennings did not immediately respond to messages over social media.

Anyone with possible information on the fatal incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Roanoke is a city in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia. It’s known for the Roanoke Star, also known as the Mill Mountain Star, a neon landmark overlooking the city from the summit of Mill Mountain. The surrounding park area is home to trails, picnic areas and the Mill Mountain Zoo. Downtown, the Taubman Museum of Art highlights work by American artists like Thomas Eakins and John Singer Sargent – wikipedia.