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News Minute: Here is the latest Virginia news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EST

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ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Roanoke police say one man was fatally shot and another was hurt in two shootings that may be related. The department said in a news release that officers were called shortly before noon Thursday to a home and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital. While investigating the shooting, officers determined that a home invasion might have occurred and the victim had shot one of the suspects.

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (AP) - A man has been charged with setting a fire that destroyed his home in Virginia. Media outlets report that firefighters were called to a Colonial Heights home late Wednesday. . When crews arrived, the single-family house was fully engulfed in flames. No injuries were reported. Fifty-four-year-old Shannon Johnson, who, authorities say, lived in the home, was found walking nearby. He was charged with arson.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say a man was killed when the car he was driving crashed into the rear of a tractor trailer stopped on the shoulder on Interstate 495 in northern Virginia. Troopers said in a statement that the crash occurred early Thursday in Alexandria. Authorities say a tractor trailer driver pulled his rig onto the shoulder after experiencing mechanical problems. Police say 30-year-old Christopher Padilla was driving west when his car ran off the road and into the tractor trailer.

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) - Police in a Virginia town are looking for a man who set the city's holiday tree on fire. Authorities in Hopewell say firefighters were called to the Ashford Civic Plaza about 7:30 a.m. Thursday for the fire. The blaze was quickly put out, and only a small part of the tree was damaged. WBBT reports that police are looking for man who was seen nearby. WBBT reports that police are looking for man who was seen nearby.

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