ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The Roanoke Police Department reports that a man has been injured in a shooting that occurred on Sunday, Nov. 19.
According to the police department, officers were on routine patrol around 11:05 p.m. near 18th St. and Grayson Ave. NW when they allegedly heard gunshots nearby. Information was then received by the Roanoke E-911 dispatch that someone had been shot on the 1300 block of Lafayette Blvd. NW.
On the scene, responding officers found a man with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds on the front porch of a home. The victim was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital by Roanoke Fire-EMS for treatment.
The initial investigation indicates the shooting took place in the backyard of the residence. Officers allegedly found damage consistent with a shooting to the home, as well as to a vehicle in the backyard.
RPD says the investigation is still ongoing. There are currently no suspects and no arrests have been made. If you have any information about this incident, please call (540)344-8500 or text 274637 and begin with the text with “RoanokePD” to ensure it’s properly sent. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.
WFXR News will update this story as further information is available.