Police say an argument led to shots fired in northwest Roanoke overnight, leaving a man injured

Roanoke Valley News

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Police are investigating a northwest Roanoke shooting that left one man injured early Saturday morning.

According to the Roanoke Police Department, officers were called out to the area of 15th Street and Loudon Avenue NW at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 for a disturbance. When police arrived, they found a man with what appeared to be a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The department says Roanoke Fire-EMS took the man to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital to be treated.

Police tell WFXR News that the preliminary investigation indicates the shooting happened in the 1400 block of Loudon Avenue NW.

According to authorities, the man was having an argument with another person and it turned into a shooting.

Police have not found the person who fired the gun or made any arrests at this time. This case remains under investigation.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to share it with the Roanoke Police Department by calling 540-344-8500 or sending a text starting with “RoanokePD” to 274637. Both calls and texts can remain anonymous.

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