Incident

10-25-2016 Virginia Roanoke 4-1

Location

October 25, 2016

FreightCar America
830 Campbell Avenue Southeast
Roanoke, Virginia
Geolocation: 37.2732, -79.9306

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Daniel Wesley Brown
  • Age: 56
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Keith Dwayne Law
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Gary David Koran
  • Age: 32
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Travis Jose Valderrama
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Getachew Fekede
  • Age: 53
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Workplace shooting (disgruntled employee)

Notes

mass shooting, former employee killed one and shot three others before killing himself, 9 mm semi-automatic handgun

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 21
State House District: 11