ROANOKE CITY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Sean Nkurunziza has been identified as the victim shot and killed at a Roanoke, Virginia minimart Sunday morning.
Nkurunziza, 26, was involved in a verbal altercation with an unidentified individual when shots rang out Sunday.
Officers say Nkurunziza was involved in an argument that escalated to a fatal shooting that occurred before 1 a.m. Sunday.
Nkurunziza was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.
This investigation is still ongoing.
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.