Man Killed After Apparent Accidental Shooting - - ABC13

Man Killed After Apparent Accidental Shooting

Roanoke, VA - Investigators looking into a Saturday night shooting death believe it was accidental.  

Rescue crews were called to the 2400 block of Memorial Avenue, in Roanoke, just before midnight. 

Police spokesman, Scott Leamon, said the man had been shooting a rifle recreationally earlier in the day and as he was putting two weapons away -- one discharged.

Leamon said, while the case is still under investigation, all signs point to the shooting being accidental.

The victim, a 42-year old man, is not being identified yet.
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