Blacksburg Police make an arrest in Fri. night 2/4 shooting

A social media post from The Blacksburg Police Department (BPD) confirmed an arrest has been made in the Fri. night Feb. 4 shooting near Virginia Tech (VT).

According to the post police obtained six felony warrants against 24 year old Jamel D. Flint of Roanoke.

Flint reportedly turned himself into the BPD Sat. evening Feb. 5 and was taken into custody without incident.

Flint is accused of being the shooter in the death of 18 year old Roanoke high school student Isiah O. Robinson.

Robinson was shot and killed Fri. night Feb. 4 at a hookah lounge near VT in Blacksburg.

Along with a charge of murder Flint faces charges of attempted murder for the wounding of four others in the same incident.

The investigation into the shooting continues.

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