Woman found shot, dead in car on Melrose Avenue

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Authorities said a woman has died after a shooting incident in Roanoke early Wednesday morning.

Roanoke police responded to the 3900 block of Melrose Avenue NW at about 12:15 a.m.

Police on arrival, found a woman unresponsive in a car with what appeared to be critical injuries. the woman pronounced dead on the scene by the Roanoke Fire-EMS personnel.

Police say the woman’s identity will be released after the next-of-kin has been notified.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call 540-344-8500.

No further information is available at this time.