One dead, one in custody after Wednesday shooting in NW Roanoke

Roanoke Valley News

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — One person is dead and another is in custody after a shooting in northwest Roanoke Wednesday night.

According to the Roanoke Police Department, the shooting happened on Moorman Avenue NW in the area of the A and A Cash Market. Investigators arrived on scene at approximately 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29.

Authorities tell WFXR News there’s no threat to the public and no need to avoid the area. 

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending family notification. 

No word yet on the person in custody. 

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